Homeless laws in California and Bay Area explained

In California, there are hundreds of “anti-homeless” laws. Although there is nothing that specifically bans or restricts homelessness, cities in the Golden State have created nearly a thousand codes and ordinances that experts and homeless advocates argue disproportionately affect unsheltered people.

California legislator passes cap on annual rent increases

California's legislator have taken a major step towards making it easier for renters to afford annual increases. Working at a breakneck pace to beat the end of the legislative session, lawmakers Wednesday passed a cap on annual rent increases in California.