Monday, November 7, 2016

Across the Bay Area, Voters Address Ballot Initiatives to Curb Sky Rents

Whether you call it a rental crisis, housing crisis or housing shortage, the situation is so extreme that five suburban communities across the Bay Area are poised to pass rent control and anti-eviction measures. Like their big city counterparts, residents of bedroom communities, where rent control mandates are virtually non-existent, are bypassing city leaders and taking their proposals straight to the voters. Pacifica’s Saadia Malik files this report: