Mobile Home Tenants Battle Landlords Over Rent Hikes

Tenants of Oak Crest Estates mobile home park in north San Jose say landlords are trying to skirt rent control by passing off maintenance costs as service upgrades.

Don Rocha Urges City to Take Action on Affordable Housing Fee

San Jose should move forward with plans to enact a developer fee that would pay for much-needed affordable housing, Councilman Don Rocha urges.

San Jose Considers New Tax to Pay for Affordable Housing

Business groups worry that San Jose could scare away developers if it imposes a fee on new home construction to pay for more affordable housing, an effort to recoup a fraction of the money lost when the state closed all redevelopment agencies. The City Council, which was supposed to talk about the inclusionary housing fee in December, decided to table the discussion until the new year.