Housing

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here’s what happened this week.

Despite what you may hear, most landlords are not raising rents by double digits, several landlords said Wednesday night.

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your 60-second news review. Here’s what happened this week.

Island residents beset by rising rent costs got a chance to air their grievances at a community meeting Wednesday night.

The City of Alameda doesn’t have any rules governing the rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords – and specifically, no rules governing rents, terminations and evictions.

So what rules do govern rentals, and what rights and responsibilities do tenants and landlords have?

The California Department of Consumer Affairs has posted this guide detailing the state and some federal laws that govern tenants’ and landlords’ rights and responsibilities; here are some of the highlights.

 
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, our 60-second news review. Here are your Alameda headlines for the week.

Alameda police have arrested two men in connection with a string of apparent arson fires that took place within a seven-block radius on and around Park Street Sunday morning. But friends of one of the suspects in a string of early-morning fires Sunday are expressing disbelief he was involved in starting them.

Rising rents are becoming a hot topic around town, and it's no mystery why: More than half of Alameda's homes are rentals, and nearly half of Island residents rent. We're starting this blog in an effort to answer your questions about the trajectory of rent costs in Alameda and the number of people whose housing may be impacted by them.

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly headline review. Here’s what happened this week.

The late wrestling star Joseph "Pepper" Gomez was always proud to be from Alameda. Gomez, who wrestled from the 1950s through the 1980s, sold out venues around the world and here in the Bay Area.

Alamedans are feeling pinched by rising rents, new survey results released by housing advocates Renewed Hope show.

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here are your headlines for the week.