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May 2024

San Francisco Homelessness Up 7% Despite Decline in Street Camping, KQED


April 2024


January 2024


November 2023

How to do battle with your homeowners' association, Washington Post


October 2023

California Just Passed the First State Social Housing Legislation in the US, Jacobin


September 2023

Do Lower Rents Mean The Bay Area is Becoming More Affordable?, KQED Bay Area

The end of sky-high security deposits? Lawmakers pass bill capping payments, San Francisco Chronicle


August 2023

L.A. tenants welcomed the rent freeze, but landlords are tired of restrictions, Los Angeles Times

New research shows some of California's most affordable cities saw biggest rent increases, NBC 4 Los Angeles


July 2023

Tenants rail against inhumane conditions, rising rents outside San Jose apartment complex, CBS News Bay Area

Your Renters Rights — Including How to Communicate With a Landlord, KQED Bay Area


June 2023

Renters have rights. Here's what to know, NPR

Renters’ rights: California advocates chip away at landlords’ political influence, CalMatters

Rents soared 151%. Under California’s new law, tenants are getting a refund, CalMatters


April 2023

Rent control rally slams Fresno politicians as landlords who can't police themselves, Fresno Bee

California lawmakers strip decreased rent cap from tenant eviction protection bill, Sacramento Bee

NYC real estate investor: The 'golden age' of landlords is over, Business Insider 


March 2023

As Bay Area Eviction Moratoriums Expire, Local Lawmakers Scramble, KQED News


February 2023

Low-income renters are frustrated by Biden's new plan to make housing more affordable because they don't think it does enough to combat surging rents, Business Insider


January 2023

Rents are way up. How are landlords picking the price?, NPR Marketplace

With LA's COVID-19 Tenant Protections Set to Expire, Some Fear Evictions, KFI Los Angeles

What will LA City Council do about end of renter protections on Feb. 1?, Los Angeles Daily News


December 2022

The Bay Area Housing Recession Is Already Here, San Francisco Standard

How Pasadena Tenant Organizers Helped Win a Historic Rent Control Law, Jacobin Magazine


November 2022

San Francisco Has Voted to Tax Corporate Landlords for Leaving Housing Vacant, Truthout


October 2022

Is California's rent cap law working?, San Francisco Examiner 


September 2022

How more rent control in Bay Area cities affects housing crisis, San Francisco Chronicle 

Millennials can’t afford to pay rent in these California cities because of the renter wage gap, Los Angeles Times


August 2022

More California cities enact rent control to protect tenants, upsetting apartment owners, Los Angeles Times

California rents could skyrocket 10%. Blame inflation, Los Angeles Times


July 2022

Record inflation could mean steep rent hikes for California tenants this month, KPVI6 News

The big rent increase across California next month, Los Angeles Times


June 2022

More California Cities Are Outlawing Harassment by Landlords, KQED News

Tenants with long commutes to court more likely to be evicted, study finds, NPR Marketplace

More than 600 residents at SF luxury apartment displaced by flood; some left without hotel, ABC7 Bay Area

‘We'll be back’: Ellis Act reform fails to advance from Assembly, San Francisco Business Times 


May 2022

'I Love My Community': SF's 'Flower Lady' Hopes for Eviction Reprieve From Bernal Heights Home, KQED News

Affordable housing advocates, renters join together to form Fresno Tenants Union, Fresno Bee

Rents are soaring across the US – in some cities as much as 30% in just one year, The Guardian US


April 2022

Rent controlled properties allowed to increase rent by 6.7%, KRON 4 Bay Area

Flower Lady’s plight highlights Ellis Act evictions in the Mission, Mission Local

Tenants’ Advocates Hold ‘Vigil’ for Rent Control in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Independent


March 2022

California lawmakers struck a deal on eviction protections. What does it mean for tenants?, Capitol Public Radio

How long are Californians waiting for rent relief?, CalMatters

California Evictions Could Soar in April, Tenant Groups Warn, San Francisco Public Press


February 2022

Rent board ruling a step forward for Portland tenants’ union, Spectrum News Maine

Are your monthly rent payments higher? Here's why, ABC7 Los Angeles

3 Bay Area cities make top 10 list for most expensive 1 and 2 bedroom rentals, ABC7 Bay Area

Progressive agenda takes a beating in Capitol, CalMatters


January 2022

SF woman gets eviction notice after missing 1 month of rent, 7-year-old daughter fears homelessness, ABC7 Bay Area

Antioch may enact tenant protections against evictions, harassment and more, San Jose Mercury News

Hard numbers on Sacramento evictions remain maddeningly elusive, Sacramento News & Review

State Not on Track to Pay Most SF Rent Assistance Before Eviction Protections Expire, SF Public Press


December 2021

Eight-year Fresno housing lawsuit ends in settlement. Why tenants must act quickly, Fresno Bee

Landlords use scare tactics as Santa Clara County evictions grow, San José Spotlight


November 2021

Castro eviction battle shows total failure of eviction laws, 48 Hills


October 2021

Thousands in SF Saddled With Rent Debt but Ineligible for Government Help, SF Public Press

Looking for your first apartment in L.A.? Start here, Los Angeles Times


September 2021

How San Jose renters can protect themselves after eviction ban ends, San José Spotlight 

California Eviction Moratorium to Expire; Advocates Urge Renters, Cities to Act, SF Public Press 

KPFA UpFront, September 16 (radio)

SF ditches local rent relief program, needy tenants shunted to state program, Mission Local


August 2021

Eviction moratoriums extended in U.S. — Californians were already protected. What you need to know, Los Angeles Times

'We're not asking for anything fancy. Just four walls and a roof.' El Dorado Hills mother details struggles finding housing, ABC 10 Sacramento

Tenants Aren't Waiting for the Biden Admin to Save Them, In These Times

There's nearly $900 million for Bay Area rent relief. So why has only 10% gotten to residents?, San Francisco Chronicle

Grandmas4Housing: How a Tenant-Led Community Land Trust Came to Be, Nonprofit Quarterly

Tenant Power, Gambit Weekly (New Orleans)


June 2021

A Year into COVID-19: Extension Announced for Past Due Rent and Utilities, Black Voice News

How Newsom’s budget will impact tenants; New study shows racial housing discrimination increased nationwide, KPFA UpFront (radio)

Activistas reaccionan tras la extensión por la moratoria contra desalojos en California, Univision

‘You are bleeding the people dry.’ See vampires protest end of COVID eviction protections, Sacramento Bee

California’s eviction moratorium extension: What’s in it for tenants and landlords?, CalMatters

Biden Extends Eviction Ban Deadline As Billions In Rent Relief Are Stuck In Limbo, Forbes

Can California Pay Off Everyone’s Rent Debt Before Evictions Begin?, Curbed (New York Magazine)

CA lawmakers race to extend eviction moratorium, advance rent forgiveness, ABC10 San Diego

Will California’s eviction moratorium be extended beyond June 30?, CalMatters

Op-Ed: The COVID-19 emergency is far from over for vulnerable renters, Los Angeles Times

Housing Insecurity and Efficacy of COVID Relief: View the Discussion, LA Progressive

Capitol Weekly Podcast: A Conference On Housing Policy, Capitol Weekly


May 2021

What happened to the $45 billion in rent relief?, Vox

Is now the time to apartment hunt in S.F.? How to know if rents are really rising, San Francisco Chronicle 

How To Protect Yourself from Eviction, Knock LA


April 2021

A 'Discriminatory Barrier': California's Rent Relief Website Lacks Translations, Advocates Say, KQED News


March 2021

Renters Are Still Being Displaced, Tenant Advocate Says, San Francisco Public Press

COVID is reshaping the streets of San Francisco, San Francisco Examiner


February 2021


January 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill to extend COVID-19 eviction protections through June, Los Angeles Times

California lawmakers vow to extend eviction moratorium, KRON 4

California extends the eviction moratorium to June, and rental assistance is on the way, Mission Local

Governor signs eviction moratorium extension in California, KTVU San Francisco


November 2020

Eviction lawsuits have restarted in Sacramento, Sacramento News & Review

How Tenants Together is Fighting for Renters' Rights in California, Blue Tent

How to get your security deposit back in California, LA Times

Housing Organizing in the Year of the Pandemic, Shelterforce

2020 Elections roundup: votes to be counted, swing states, California ballot measures, Oakland, SF and more, KPFA Upfront


October 2020

Tenant advocates take another try at expanding rent control with Prop. 21, SF Examiner

California has a reputation for progressive politics. Don't tell that to the state's progressives, NBC News

Navigating The Maze of Eviction Regulations, SF Weekly


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

The US is facing an eviction tsunami. We must cancel rent before it's too late, The Guardian


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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