What’s up Sacramento? In Covid times Rents Rising Fast.


As rents drop in the San Francisco Bay area. Sacramento is seeing a steady rise in Apartment Rents. Of the all the large cities tracked by Newmark only Phoenix Arizona, saw faster growth in Rents than Sacramento. Average apartment rent in the Sacramento’s four-county area during the last quarter of 2020 was $1,710, up from $1,587Continue reading “What’s up Sacramento? In Covid times Rents Rising Fast.”

“The Crime of Being Black in a City That Doesn’t Want You There”


  Hundreds of towns have passed nuisance ordinances that evict renters for calling the cops. By: Samantha Michaels/Mother Jones Beverley Somai was afraid of her downstairs neighbor. She first called the police on him because he was playing music so loudly it shook the floorboards of her Bedford, Ohio, apartment. But things escalated last yearContinue reading ““The Crime of Being Black in a City That Doesn’t Want You There””

Germany: Landlords can’t stop men standing to pee


Splashy urinators may now micturate in peace, after a man won a court battle against his landlord for the right to tinkle as nature intended. The Local The man sued his landlord after he refused to pay back  $2100.00 of a $33,000 deposit, saying he needed the money to repair urine-related damage on the bathroom floor. TheContinue reading “Germany: Landlords can’t stop men standing to pee”