As rents and evictions continue to soar throughout Northern California, several cities are taking action. On Election Day, a number of Bay Area cities passed or strengthened rent control laws.
A state bill would extend tenant protections to people who rent single-family homes. San Francisco Supervisors recently passed a law to protect renters from fraudulent owner move-in evictions.
How has the housing crisis revitalized the renter’s rights movement?
Darwin BondGraham, award-winning staff writer at the East Bay Express
Dean Preston, founder and executive director of Tenants Together
Bigad Shaban, award-winning investigative reporter for NBC Bay Area