It Was a Forum for All

On October 1st, One San Mateo held its candidates’ forum. For us being new as an organization to the San Mateo scene, and for it being, therefore, our first candidates’ forum, we couldn’t be happier with how it went. Attendance was great. The crowd was the most diverse of any you will see at the San Mateo candidates’ forums.

[Live Stream] One San Mateo Candidates’ Forum

For those who unfortunately cannot attend our candidates’ forum in person,  there’s good news. You can still participate in a live stream of the event here on our Facebook page.

Out of the questions submitted by the audience at the event and any questions that people submit through the live stream, one will be selected to be asked and answered during the forum, and one will be selected to be answered in written form on our website.

Fremont rent review board to be established next year

The Fremont City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday night that authorizes the creation of a rent review board to oversee landlord-tenant disputes.

The ordinance also strengthens some rental regulations in the city’s code and replaces a rent resolution program in effect for 20 years.

Mobile home tenants sue park owner

Residents claim illegal rent increases based on San Mateo County ordinance Balancing rent payments with the need to eat, feeling as though their world could come tumbling down and struggling to put their children through school. These were the experiences residents of the Trailer Villa RV Park conveyed while discussing a lawsuit against their landlord … Continue reading Mobile home tenants sue park owner

Home production slows

WASHINGTON — Homebuilders slowed their pace of construction by a sharp 0.8% in August, the second straight monthly decline. A steep drop in multifamily construction more than offset a gain in single-family-home building.