San Jose Reconsiders Proposal to Relax Gift Limit for Politicians

On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council will decide whether to walk back a gift limit increase by keeping the $50 cap set in 2004.

San Jose Renters Applaud Newly Passed ‘Just Cause’ Protections, Call for Faster Implementation

Until San Jose’s “just cause” ordinance takes effect, the measure designed to protect renters puts them at greater risk of retaliation.

Property Auction Startup Rentberry Angers Tenants

Rentberry, a Silicon Valley rental auction startup, invites landlords to list a unit and then sit back as tenants outbid each other for a place to live.

Rent Control Proposals Come to San Jose City Council for Vote

San Jose’s City Council will decide this week whether to cut allowable annual rent increases for one-third of the city’s apartments.

San Jose Considers More Rent Control, Tenant Protections

As San Jose’s burgeoning rents price out longtime residents, force some into homelessness and others to double-up with parents in multi-generational households, city officials are talking about how to bolster local regulations to help tenants.