Holding handmade posters highlighting health concerns, members of the community gathered outside a San Mateo apartment building in support of tenants who say they’re facing steep rent increases despite their homes being infested with cockroaches, bedbugs and mold.
SUPPORT OUR NEIGHBORS AT THIS VIGIL IN SAN MATEO TODAY – $1,000 Rent Increases AND Mold!
A former mayor of Foster City and landlord has handed 16 families in San Mateo with exorbitant rent increases of $1,000, and has ignored complaints of mold and pests.
16 Families Face Exorbitant Rent Increases Amid Cockroach and Bedbug-Infested Conditions in San Mateo
SAN MATEO, CA – Members of the faith community, renters, and local advocates will hold a press conference and prayer vigil to stand up against the extreme rent increases and unsafe living conditions that families at a 17-unit building at 314 East Poplar Ave, are facing.