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San Mateo County Examining Rent Control Ordinance Amid Skyrocketing Rents

SAN MATEO (CBS SF) – San Mateo County could become the next county in the Bay Area to adopt rent control.

County leaders said the recent tech boom has brought more jobs to the area, and the demand for housing has skyrocketed. 140 more words


Babergh's budget - why I voted against

Yesterday I voted against Babergh’s budget. The budget was asking us to freeze council tax, increase council tenant’s rents by 2.7% and use £1.8 million of New Homes Bonus to support the budget. 216 more words

Local Politics

Would you like a house (almost) for free in Rome? Ask the Municipality

Since it is in the red, the Municipality of Rome decided to sell 751 houses or flats from its vast real estate patrimony. However, the officers tasked with organizing the sale were faced with a rather messy situation. 116 more words


Homes are for living in, not assets for wealthy investors

Recently I joined thousands of campaigners, tenants and trade unionists who braved the cold and wet weather to ‘March for Homes’ in central London. The march culminated with a rally at City Hall. 474 more words

Bedroom Tax

Swindon Tenants Campaign Group has written to Swindon Councillors calling on them to support a 1.2% rent increase instead of the proposed above inflation increase of 2.2%. 783 more words

Swindon Council

Housing Sales-Construction Continue to Expand

The Mortgage Corner

The NAR reports total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.04 million in December from a downwardly-revised 4.92 million in November. 541 more words

Weekly Financial News

Executive Accommodation

HMO’s produce a higher ROI on property investment than the normal lettings market, but they require a different approach to management and are more hassle than the average tenants. 143 more words

Homes For Rent