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September 2020

Advocates accuse the governor of failing tenants as eviction court becomes the new battleground, Sacramento News Review

Confusing state eviction deal creates ‘know-your-rights’ crisis for tenants, advocates, San Francisco Examiner

The State of California: How Much Will New Legislation Protect Renters From Evictions?, KCBS Radio


August 2020

Emergency eviction relief bill passes legislature, heads to Gov. Newsom, ABC 10 Sacramento

California lawmakers reach deal for new eviction protections, Los Angeles Times

The Ongoing Economic Crisis Under COVID: 29M Don’t Have Enough To Eat & 40M Face Eviction, KALW Radio

Unemployment benefits extension brings relief but more needs to be done, tenant organizations say, Fox 40 Sacramento


June 2020

The Bitchuation Room Podcast, Facebook Livestream

U.S. Faces Rent Crisis As Pandemic Eviction Restrictions Get Rolled Back, WFAE Public Radio Charlotte

Delete Your Account Podcast, Episode 175: Rent Eats First


May 2020

Tenants fear mass evictions as moratoria expire, The Hill

What will California do about the rent?, CalMatters

Bay Area Tenants Call for Rent Strikes and Canceling Rents, KQED Forum

Every renter needs a tenants union, Radical Housing Journal

Vacant Castro home occupied by unhoused SF residents in May Day protest, Hoodline


April 2020

What To Do If You Can't Pay Rent Because of Coronavirus, VICE News

Thousands of Californians Plan May 1 Rent Strike Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Huffington Post

Advocates Call On Gov. Gavin Newsom To Cancel Rent, Mortgage Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic, CBS Bay Area

Desperate Bay Area tenants vow rent strike, San Jose Mercury News

Tenants Plan Rent Strikes In California Despite Eviction Delays During Coronavirus Pandemic, Newsweek

SF lawmakers push for rent cancellation and mortgage moratorium, Curbed SF


March 2020

Tenants look to state bill to boost right to organize, strike, San Francisco Examiner

A Guide to Bay Area Eviction Moratoriums During the Coronavirus Crisis, KQED

As job losses accelerate, tenants across the country organize rent strikes, Salon

'Putting us out on the streets': Seniors face eviction amid deadly outbreak, The Guardian US

Activists Push for Further Eviction Moratoriums, Daily Dose

Tenants call on lawmakers to pass rent freezes, The Hill


February 2020

Renting an apartment depends on who and where you are, San Jose Mercury News


January 2020

'This movement is just beginning': homeless moms evicted after taking over vacant house, The Guardian US

Landlords are still posting 'No Section 8' advertisements after state law made it illegal, Ventura County Star


December 2019

Will San Francisco OK Further Limits on Evictions? Board of Supervisors to Decide, KQED

A California housing crisis mystery: Rents are way up this decade, but eviction filings are way down, CalMatters

Bay Area renters displaced during holiday season highlight ‘loopholes’ in new California law, San Jose Mercury News


November 2019

Waiting for the cap on rents, California cities push back against ‘greedy’ landlords, Los Angeles Times

Rents in San Diego being increased above legal limit ahead of CA law protecting tenants, CBS San Diego

‘The California price’: Why it costs so much to build a home in the Golden State, PolitiFact

‘Unconscionable’: As dozens face eviction, emergency ban fails in Sacramento County, Sacramento Bee


October 2019

Tenants ask Antioch to cap rent increases, halt evictions, East Bay Times

Elderly Wait and Wonder as California Power Outages Leave Them in the Dark, The Weather Channel

Rising tide of tenants getting 60-day move-out notices in advance of statewide rent cap, Orange County Register

More Private Companies Putting Big Money Into Housing Philanthropy, Next City

Governor signs California rent-cap bill into law, San Jose Mercury News


September 2019

Workers and Renters of the World, Unite!, Jacobin Magazine

'There is strength in numbers': Concord renters form Contra Costa's first citywide tenants union, East Bay Times

How San Francisco can fix a glaring loophole in California tenants rights legislation, San Francisco Examiner


July 2019

Meet the eviction defenders helping to keep tenants at home, Christian Science Monitor


June 2019

New York Expanded Rent Control. Will Other Cities Follow Suit?, Next City

Google to invest $1bn to fight tech-fueled housing crisis, The Guardian US

Assembly Democrats Missing in Action Over Tenant Protections, City Watch LA


May 2019

Will California's Renters Be Able To Go On Strike?, SF Weekly

A rare tenant win and a lingering question: Why don’t California’s renters have more political punch?, CalMatters


April 2019

California’s hottest housing bill moves ahead—with a break for smaller counties, CalMatters


January 2019

CASA ‘compact’ needs major changes to protect tenants, San Francisco Examiner

What Can Tenants Do When Rent Jumps?, KPBS


November 2018

What's Next for Rent Control?, The New Republic

If Prop. 10 passes, SF supervisors ready to alter rent control rules, San Francisco Chronicle

Your Call Election Special: Proposition 10 debate & the future of rent control in California, KALW Radio

Where There's Smoke, The Baffler


October 2018

The Deceptive, Shameful, Lucratively Funded War Against Rent Control, The New Republic

Amid push for rent control, landlord ousts tenants in National City to walk away from rental business, San Diego Union-Tribune

Some California landlords are raising their tenants' rents in case Prop. 10 passes, SFGate

In Prop. 10 fight, some tenants caught in the crossfire, Capitol Weekly


July 2018

Rent Control Is Gaining Steam In California, CityLab

Rent control and tenants’ rights set to be larger political issues in 2018 elections, Curbed

Initiative to Overturn Rent Control in Mountain View Fails to Qualify for November Ballot, San Jose Inside


April 2018 

Two arrested for allegedly forging rent control petition names in Pacifica, Mountain View Voice


March 2018

Dear Business School Professors: You're Wrong, Rent Control Works, Shelterforce

The Market Will Not Fix California’s Housing Crisis, Dissent Magazine

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