Monthly Archives: January 2020

Fight ensues over SF landlord’s sale of thousands of rent-controlled apartments

At a press conference on Jan. 27, Supervisor Dean Preston of District 5 and the Housing Rights Committee asked Veritas to delay the sell-off of 76 buildings for 60 days to allow nonprofits and city leaders time to explore purchasing … Continue reading

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Bay Briefing: Impact of SF official’s arrest widens

Good morning, Bay Area. It’s Thursday, Jan. 30, and if you think you’ve gotten a parking ticket unfairly, wait until you hear this San Franciscan’s story. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Ripple effect A day … Continue reading

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San Francisco Steal: Single-Family Home Sells for $535,000

It’s possibly the cheapest house sold in San Francisco in years. A single-family home sold for just over a half million dollars. The home has everything people usually look for in a dream home: a charming storybook-style cottage nestled into … Continue reading

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Examining Wedgewood: A Look at the Home-Flipping Giant in Battle With Homeless Mothers

Southern California home-flipping giant Wedgewood Inc. was thrust into the spotlight last month when homeless mothers from Moms4Housing began squatting in a vacant West Oakland home owned by the company and refused to leave. It’s an unusual situation for Wedgewood, … Continue reading

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Now hiring: 3 Bay Area cities among best for jobs in 2020

When it comes to finding a job, the same mantra that applies to real estate can also be used for those in the job-hunting market: It’s all about location, location, location. And some of the best locations in the country … Continue reading

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