Stories about Rent

How corporate rentals are taking away rent-controlled housing

Planning Commission hearing sheds some light on the latest way landlords are making money by not renting to people who need a place to live in San Francisco.

Teacher’s Union endorses Wiener opponent for state Senate

Upstart candidate Jackie Fielder wins UESF nod

Real-estate industry rebels at modest measure to limit corporate rentals

Peskin wants to crack down on developers building housing that's actually long-term hotel rooms.

Moms4Housing stand up to eviction

'This isn’t the end, this is the beginning of a movement'

Supes poised to create 12 new districts where vacancy tax can be assessed

Every part of town would have a neighborhood commercial district where vacant storefronts would pay a fee.

Forget SB 50 — San Francisco needs a bold plan for social housing

European cities show how more than half the housing stock can be taken out of the private market -- and it works.

Preston wants rent control for Midtown

Legislation would protect tenants in the historic city-owned complex.

The Agenda, New Year’s edition: Saving City College …

... plus the future of Commissioner Dennis Richards and a big thanks to all the 48hills readers.

Our top stories of 2019

Protests, blackouts, shady developments, a close election, tenant victories, and a ton of arts and culture—we couldn't cover it without your support

The violence of wealth-hoarding

The billionaires have undiagnosed hoarder-clutter disease -- and their greed is killing the rest of us.