Tenant Voices

Sacramento, Sacramento
Me and my 5 year old son had a week left on our stay at the homeless shelter; I had to find a place asap.   I drove by my old apartment complex and noticed unit #1 was vacant. We got the apartment and moved in. Same landlord so I felt ok even though the apartment was in terrible shape; it needed a... continue reading
Chico, Butte
Hi, I'm Teal and I lived in Chico,Ca in a 3 bdr. 2bath apt. and had a landlord that did not uphold to the standards that they stated that they maintain to be. The unit carpet was not cleaned and we had to clean it the day we moved in as well as it was so old and used so, that the padding had worn... continue reading
Paradise, Butte
I paid a $900 deposit on a one-bedroom $650 apartment that was infested with cockroaches when I moved in. Landlord promptly tried to blame me for the infestation and does not respond to certified letters asking for pest control. Neighbors refuse to let pest control serviceman in, and so landlords... continue reading
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Landlord allows his assistant to enter my house and steal my personal belongings and now I'm getting a restraining order and he started harassing me two weeks iTafter I moved in on section and tenants was always yelling get the fuck out
Laguna Niguel, Orange
Our landlord has told us on numerous occasions and letter postings that she is not in foreclosure. Now the sheriff has posted a notice of foreclosure on our door scheduled 3 days from today and the landlord refuses to give us our deposit so we can move out and gave us a 3 day notice to pay the rent... continue reading
Anahiem, Orange
Our landlord neglects routine maintenance, we do not have locks on our rear two sliding doors, we don't have a screen on our kitchen window. We have lived here for 15 years and he has done little to improve the livabilty of the house. Whenever something comes up, he makes an excuse not to do it,... continue reading
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz
The 4 units in our building received a 40% and 65% increase within a 60 day period directly after the sale of our building in June of this year. Bailey Property Management offered us $2900.00 plus our security deposit back to leave the apartment 'immediately'. We could not accept their offer... continue reading
Berkeley, Alameda
Besides that we are renting the crappiest apartment ever at $3400 for two br, this is the worst meanest landlord I have ever met in my whole life. Our landlord decided to 'hire' his friend to sort about 4 paper boxes that were not properly put in the recycle bin by us, then charge us $100 for the... continue reading
Berkeley, Alameda
I am a disabled senior in residency in Albany, CA who has been the target of discrimination for the eleven years since moving here; I'm the victim of wrongful eviction 4 times since 2004; the current landlord wants me out, rather than comply with the ADA; the Disabled Person's and Unruh Acts; the... continue reading
San Jose, Alameda
So my mom lives in an apartment complex she is now being evicted.the aprtment are in terrible condition.They have cockroaches bed bugs and its just terrible.so they had a a court not so long ago and they said that apartment where in good living conditions since most of the people who live in this... continue reading
Whittier, Los Angeles
Monica Today at 11:12 AM ToGene Scott Dear Gene,
Berkeley, Alameda
I am a disabled resident and a senior citizen in residency at the Gateview HOA since 2004; the HOA through its several Managers and via certain of our Security, including the Albany Police; have taken me through wrongful/retaliatory evictions five times under color of law WITHOUT CAUSE; during my... continue reading
Newman, Stanislaus
I'm disabled on Sec. 8. Realtors in this area have a "Gentlemen's Agreement" not to rent to Sec 8 recipients. Isn't this illegal given Executive Order 13217 and the recent Supreme Court ruling?
Santa Clara, Santa Clara
I just got a pay raise and was looking forward to saving a little money for a rainy day, and now my landlord just took it all away. My rent went up exactly the amount of my pay raise 35%. How are we ever going to get ahead in this crazy real estate market? It takes two weeks of work just to pay... continue reading
Vacaville, Solano
landlord continually stops by to adjust timer for yard sprinklers. threatened evictions for not having lawnmower or rack, told him hired guy to do lawn, had to meet him to tell him how he wanted grass - I'm paying for svc. I pay water, new ordinance water twice weekly, landlord changed timer and... continue reading
Rohnert Park, Sonoma
got behind on rent, mobile home park filed UD. I answered. went to court on 6/30 made a stipulated agreement I was to pay $2000. down and $900 on top of rent until, back rent paid, started on 7/15 and th 15th of the month until paid $4300 owed in back rent and $1800 attorneys fees and court costs... continue reading
Long Beach, Los Angeles
After attempted to evict us the first time, the judge ruled in our favor for them having breached contract.due to uninhabitability, severe t roach infestation and judge lowered our rent.onwner retaliated and on filed a second eviction,no merit,no privity,frivolous.we gave $6500 in court. On 3/17/... continue reading
Placetia, Orange
A domestic crime victim and daughter a crime victim herself after reporting landlord sued because i had to relocate for our safety and Landlord has now taken all of our basic living resources even my disables daughter benefits and haven found anyone to help
Palm Springs, Riverside
My son lives in Glendale Ca. with his other mom for shook and visits me on weekends. When he comes he plays in the play area right out my door, usually soccer with the kids in my complex. We have a new Manager who had without my knowledge last November told the kids they could not play there... continue reading
Brentwood, Contra Costa
I have sublet 2 rooms from a person leasing a home for the last 15 months. 2 months before the lease was up, the lessee decided not to renew his lease and myself and the owner of the home made a verbal agreement that i would lease the home. 1 week before the lease would end, the owner notified me... continue reading

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