Redwood City, CA – Residents of two apartment buildings near downtown Redwood City are protesting rent increases of up to and exceeding $800 imposed by their new corporate landlords. The twenty families living in the apartments received rent increases on the same day that the new owners informed the residents of the purchase. Many of the tenants have formed a tenants’ association and will demand that the new owners reduce the amount of the rent increases so they will not be displaced from their homes.
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