Tenant Voices

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
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
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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?
Tim
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
Sacramento, Sacramento
In June of 2012, my three children and i moved into a 4 vedroom rental unit with the assistance of the government (section 8). What started as a happy beginning, quickly became one of the hardest struggle ive ever encountered.
Martinez, Contra Costa
My issue is more general and a common frustration among people like myself, who make too much money to qualify for "affordable housing" but not enough to afford the rising rents.
Sacramento, Yolo
Hola mi nonbre es mary perdon pero notengo animo para escribir la verdad ya estoy muy cansada de luchar y luchar buscando alguna persona que pueda ayudarme siento ganas de morir ya son muchos los anos de sufrimiento agreciones acoso difamacion rasismo y discriminacion como abuso angustias dolores... continue reading
Carson, Los Angeles
In March of 2013 I rented a townhouse through a property management company. I pay my rent through a direct deposit on website. On May 1, 2015, I went online and paid my rent. The system was unusually slow as the company is updating it. A week or so later sent me an email and then a notice that I... continue reading
Jim
West Hollywood, Los Angeles
I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1995. I am disabled since 2007 and will be 65 in October. The property where I live has been sold to a developer who, first thing, indicated he wanted my roommate and me to move out. This is the SECOND TIME in less than ten years that I am being "Ellis Act-ed" out of... continue reading

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