‘It’s more than what we have’: New rent protections coming to Hayward

After decades of landlords slowly whittling away the number of units protected by a city rent ordinance to as low as 1,000 through vacancy decontrol, the Hayward City CouncilĀ  voted late Tuesday night to repeal and replace the ordinance with a more stringent menu of renters protections. Vacancy decontrol measures allow a landlord to raise … Continue reading ‘It’s more than what we have’: New rent protections coming to Hayward

Hayward landlords are taking advantage of the housing crisis, says report

Nearly half of all Hayward tenants spend 35% or more of their monthly income on rent.

Hayward approves emergency moratoriums for renters, while landords fume

Hayward councilmembers unanimously approved moratoriums on vacancy decontrol and added just cause protection to nearly 15,000 rental units.