Tenant Voices

Tulare, Tulare
To keep it simple, I was living in a 4 bed 2 bath home with an office for 9 years. My 11 yr daughter and I only. I was lied to and never allowed to sign a written agreement. I was never allowed receipts to the rent i paid monthly. I only spoke and dealt with rental agent whom I learned raised the... continue reading
San Francisco, San Francisco
Prior to moving out of my apartment rented through Murphy Investments in San Francisco, I confirmed with Murphy Investments exactly how I would be returning my apartment key upon moving out of my apartment. Since I knew their office closed at 5pm, I confirmed that I would be able to drop off a key... continue reading
Soquel, Santa Cruz
My wife and I are second generation Californians born and raised in the SF Bay Area. I am 59 years old and have been a renter since 1979. Both my wife and I have worked hard all of our lives, taking our responsibilities as tenants seriously, always paying the rent on time, never being evicted or... continue reading
Wildomar, Riverside
My story:   Hey if someone can forward this on up the ladder to local, county, and state representatives who fight for affordable housing for those who rent, I would appreciate it. Let me tell you my story on this property gem right here: https://www.trulia.com/p/ca/menifee/26972-merced-st-menifee-... continue reading
Danville, Contra Costa
Our landlord became upset after learning my girlfriend rightfully moved in the home.  She began making life difficult by shutting off power, water, cable, cancelling home security services, house cleaner and gardener. When we called the utilities companies we were told that the landlord claims... continue reading
Kat
Fair Oaks, Sacramento
I am a permanantly disabled woman w/chronic mental & physical disabilities, who has been unfaily terminated by the SHRA, and my rights, (disability, woman's, housing & VAWA), were violated! Now homeless w/o la live in Aide, unable to afford rent, w/serious health problems, etc., I have had... continue reading
Vallejo, Solano
Hello I have only been a resident of vallejo for 9 years, 7 at my present address. My present landlord purchased these apts. 2 years ago has raised the rent once, last Aug. by 10% but wants to raise it again in April. She has given me advance notice within legal limits but wants a 30% increase...$... continue reading
Rio Nido, Sonoma
I was in the hospital for 10 days from respiratory arrest then cardiac arrest and due to have surgery very soon and my heart issues is life threatening and i have not been able to find a place for rent for a year now and homeless couch surfing with my 3 therapy animals and i am deaf ..
Liz
Thousand Oaks, Ventura
I am being retaliatiated against, extortion, grievance hearings cancelled, private property searched during inspections, charging tenants for wear and tear, not giving  disabled with ssa bebeno  due process, constructive eviction for tenant organizing and speaking up when PHA breaks its own rules..... continue reading
Ukiah, Mendocino
Landlord died 2015.proprety management took over. No repairs have been made to unit since. Stopped paying rent over 7 months ago. What can i do?
Vacaville, Solano
I am 55 years old, have congenital Cerebral palsy on the left side of my body, and epilepsy. Last Nov, 2016, I moved in w/ my brother, and "rented" a room from him. Four days after I moved in, he committed battery on me (he came up behind me, and placed one of his hands around my neck, leading me... continue reading
FresnoFresno, Fresno
I helped ex bro in law who was behind on rent on mobile home space total 1200 I moved in shortly after and paid 400 full rent of April. I had half mobile home. I also did work on his car and paid for arts totaling 250 not labor. Still owed. On may 1 I told him I only had 200 next day I left to... continue reading
Ceres, Stanislaus
Hello my name is Jondeshia and this is my story I wrote to the ceres courier almost a year ago and still havent found a place.   Tenants not offered much to relocate to new homes Jul 6, 8:38 a.m. Editor, 
Yuba City, Sutter
Our landlord did a relatitory self help lockout eviction to us .He used us being under a nandatorg evacuation to lock us out.The relatitory conea from me contacting Fema while we where evacuated . This all started on Fen 6. Feb 16 I contacted Fema. Feb 17 was when we met him for the first time .... continue reading
Waterford, Stanislaus
I am being threatened with an eviction due to my request for reasonable accommodation to have a service animal. 
Union City, Alameda
I am disabled .I renting  a  room in the rooming house  .it's a  Living room converted into the bedroom  and living with   landlord and  many other tendency since May , 2009   the landlord was building extra rooms in her garage, & and kitchen,plus splits up the master bedroom into two  intended... continue reading
Hollywood, Los Angeles
For the past 15 years I have been living in an apartment that I loved in Hollywood. Until... Nicole Panucci on behalf of Moss and Company used her manager position to harass me and ultimately evicted me out of my apartment of 15 years. She made unfounded accusations based on irrational assumptions... continue reading
Fair Oaks, Sacramento
I am a 55 yr. old permanantely disabled woman who lived in a Section 8 home for 20+ years.  Unfortunately, I was terminated by section 8 unfairly, as there decision did not take my disability, domestic violence, nor my witnesses and proof seriously.  The case was based on my abusers letter to SHRA... continue reading
Vacaville, Solano
Subject: My retaliatory/wrongful eviction and now fraudulent lawsuit HelloMy name is Rhenae and I refuse to give up. my daughter and I were wrongfully evicted from our home in Vacaville Ca. I was a housing Advocate trained in Washington DC by HUD therefore I know the manipulation of bad landlords... continue reading
Stockton, San Joaquin
I was the on-site manager. I was fired for fixing the apartments to gov code . I was doing my job. Owners were not in compliance with housing standards . Now they have sent people to break my windows they have been harassing me for months now. I have also been served with a three day notice. 

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