With Alameda just cause ordinance on pause, notorious landlord issues eviction notices

Renters and housing activists at Alameda'sBay View Apartments.ALAMEDAResidents at Alameda's Bay View Apartments on Central Avenue have stood as the symbol of the island community's struggle with rising rents and a lack of affordable housing for more than two years.On Wednesday, just days before the start of a new school year, three families received 60-day … Continue reading With Alameda just cause ordinance on pause, notorious landlord issues eviction notices

Alameda landlords file charter amendment petition, possible second ballot measure

Alameda Councilmember Jim Oddie at apro-renters rally at City Hall on June 16.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILOver the past weeks, as a wave of unruly signature-gatherers from outside of Alameda have been pushing a landlord-backed petition to roll back just cause protections for renters, another petition seeking a possible second ballot measure may soon be hitting the … Continue reading Alameda landlords file charter amendment petition, possible second ballot measure

Hayward ballot initiative to change city elections date heads to June ballot

A campaign flyer given to Hayward residentsadvocating for the charter amendment. Theliterature was paid for by SEIU Local 1021.HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | A charter amendment to move Hayward municipal elections from June to November starting in 2018 is heading to the upcoming primary ballot.The Hayward City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night directing the Alameda … Continue reading Hayward ballot initiative to change city elections date heads to June ballot