Tenant Voices

Los Angeles, Los Angeles
I was hired as a property manger for a single family dwelling with 8 rental units in Echo Park area. 1905 it was built. The day I moved in, she said I needed to provide my own heating! Some days were 55 degrees inside and warmer outside, as there was no insulation. A stroke of synchronicity, one... continue reading
Newbury Park, Ventura
Despite getting 91% opposition to conversion, we are still embroiled in conflict with owner and judge of the superior court.
Torrance, Los Angeles
I'm a sr citizen and I live in a mobile home park that was a senior park for many years. 12 years ago, it was bought by a greedy Corportion, Kort & Scott, and made an all-age park. Immediately, we were subjected to rent-gouging by as much as $79.00/mo. annual increase and it continues to almost... continue reading
Bethel Island, Contra Costa
We live in a park on Bethel Island. In the rural areas of Contra Costa County there is rent control for mobilehome owners. My in-laws bought their mobilehome in this park approx 13 years ago. 10 years ago the property was bought by a couple who's dreams were to turn the 15 acre park into a... continue reading
Merced, Merced
WELL IN SO MANY WORDS I'D HATE TO SAY IM BEING TREATED UNFAIR BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY STORIES THAT ARE FAR MORE WORSE THAN MINE BUT TOGETHER ANY BAD EXPEiRIENCE IS NOT TOLERATED AND SHOULDN'T BE AS OUR RIGHTS AS AMERICANS.MY HOME HAS BEEN FORECLOSED ON AND I'M ANGRY BECAUSE I'M A STUDENT AND... continue reading
San Diego, San Diego
I do not think it is fair that we do not get our RENT REBATE, for 2 year straight. A lots of us depends on it to make end meet. THANK YOU.
Bakersfield, Kern
I have been renting the same home for 3 years now. The owners never told us that they were in default on the house. I got the Notice of Trustee Sale back in December of 2008. Every month I go and see what is happening at the auction site. Everytime it keeps getting postponed and now it is being... continue reading
M.
San Diego, San Diego
Hello, I am a renter of an apartment for over 12 years… rent never late or short. Quiet building until a new property manager started. Then problems began.
Salinas, Monterey
Foreclosure Hell: The Property - 10.6 acres in the country with 4 families’s living here. The Foreclosure - Started in March of 2008 with the landlord assuring everyone that he was taking care of it. The Sale - finally the Bank sold it at Foreclosure Action on Feb 27, 2009. No buyers so property... continue reading
Hayward, Alameda
I have been leasing a 3 bd rm house in Hayward for 3 years. I invested with the owner half on the upgrades on the kitchen and bath room. I found out that the home is in forclosure and was scheduled to be sold this past 3/20/09. Per the vendor request the foreclosure has been rescheduled until 4/... continue reading
Long Beach, Los Angeles
My landlord just signed a new 1 year lease with me and collected the yearly rent. I have a fixed income and pay this way to help budget my expenses. I find out 3 days after the payment was made that my unit was sold at trustee sale. The bank bought it back and is threatening eviction. I am a... continue reading
El Cajon, San Diego
I'll try to make my story short. My Dad died on 2/15/09. I was taking care of/living with him along with my minor children. after my father died I was told that I had to be out within 24 hours and that the locks were going to be changed. Now my kids are stressed. I have to separate them and move to... continue reading
Lia
San Francisco, San Francisco
I just wanted to state how ridiculous the prices in the San Francisco renting market is. Someone that is living on their own is basically having to pay 1600 for a small 1 bedroom. Most of these places do not even constitute as a 1 bedroom and also are illegal-landlord just takes cash and or it is a... continue reading
San Jose, Santa Clara
We (Husband & 3 Kids) have lived in our place for 2 years. Where do I begin, First we pay an huge amount of rent for a small 2 bedroom place (1850.00). The place has no air conditioning, No Dish Washer, the bathrooms have mold and the toilet is pulling up from the floor and the carpets are... continue reading
San Diego, San Diego
On 08-01-08 I moved into a back house, of a two house remodel. I let the landlord know that I wanted to build a deck and do home improvements. She and her relative Alex did not have any issues that they told me about. When in the later months around October or November I mentioned I wanted to get... continue reading
West Sacramento, Yolo
I live in a low income senior complex in West Sacramento. We have 120 units here and this is a tax credit property. This complex is new, opened in late April, early May 2008. We were told when we signed our lease that this complex would be a fully gated community after all apts. were rented. Months... continue reading
Elk Grove, Sacramento
We moved into a house in an area of Elk Grove were the landlord claims no children are present for her children (Filipino). So she acquires a home and begins to rehabbing the house,since it was a foreclosed home, then never lived in the home, we were its current occupants. Due to her now having... continue reading
San Jose, Santa Clara
Hi. After speaking with my on-site manager about the condition of my kitchen sink (pic attached), I sent her pictures on January 16, 2009. I explained to her that it needed re-glazing. It had been scheduled to be repaired approx. August, 2008, however I ended up in the emergency and had the... continue reading
Bakersfield, Kern
Hello, my name is Donna, and I need some advice or info on my rights as a mobile home owner. My situation is lengthy in detail so I will only disclose the immediate issues. If you have questions then I would be glad to answer.
San Francisco, San Francisco
Parkmerced one of the largest rental apartment communities in SF, recently received a nomination as a "marvel of modernism" by the cultural landscape foundation. (www.tclf.org) The recent changes by the current owner, and sales of land to San Francisco State University (www.sfsumasterplan.org)... continue reading
M A
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Landlord agreed to pay half the costs for a new (and much needed) bathroom sink and cabinet. Reneged on verbal agreement. when sink & cabinet were installed @ my expense, landlord entered premises (without permission, without my knowledge and without my presence)- USED MY TOOTHBRUSHES AND... continue reading

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