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Asking Rents Tick Up in Oakland, But…

Asking Rents Tick Up in Oakland, But…

As projected, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has ticked up around 2 percent over the past two months to around $2,340 a month, representing a total increase of around 3 percent since effectively bottoming in May. That being said, the weighted average asking rent... Read More »

Rebound in S.F. Rents Slows, Still Down Over 20 Percent

Rebound in S.F. Rents Slows, Still Down Over 20 Percent

Having rebounded a combined 6 percent in May and June, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has since ticked up around (1) percent to $3,275 per month. As such, the average asking rent for an apartment in the city is still over 20 percent... Read More »

Vacancy Rate in Oakland Drops, Rents Poised to Tick Up

Vacancy Rate in Oakland Drops, Rents Poised to Tick Up

The weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has been holding at around $2,300 a month over the past few weeks, which is up around 2 percent from its pandemic-era low but still 14 percent lower than at the same time last year and 23 percent below... Read More »

Eviction Moratoriums Extended [UPDATED]

With over 6 million households in the U.S. still in arrears on their rents, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just extended the federal moratorium on evictions, which was slated to expire at the end of this month, through July 31, 2021, noting that this is intended... Read More »

Rents Have Ticked Up an Uneven 4 Percent in San Francisco

Rents Have Ticked Up an Uneven 4 Percent in San Francisco

Having bottomed out in May, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has since ticked up a little over 4 percent to $3,175 per month, but with the average asking rent for studios and one-bedrooms having only ticked up around 2 percent versus a 5... Read More »

Rents in San Francisco Tick Up as Vacancy Rate Drops, But…

Rents in San Francisco Tick Up as Vacancy Rate Drops, But…

Having bottomed out at around $3,050 last month, which shouldn’t have caught any plugged-in readers by surprise, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has since ticked up around 2 percent to $3,125 per month but is still 24 percent lower than prior to the... Read More »

Local Emergency Rental Assistance Program Is Now Live

San Francisco’s emergency rental assistance program, which can provide up to six months of rental assistance, including three months of future rent, to tenants at risk of becoming homeless due to a pandemic-related loss of employment or income, will begin accepting applications today, May 28. In order to qualify... Read More »

Asking Rents in Oakland Inch Up, But…

Asking Rents in Oakland Inch Up, But…

Having slipped back under $2,300 a month a few weeks ago, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has since inched up around 2 percent to a little over $2,300 a month but is still 12 percent lower than at the same time last year and... Read More »

Apartment Rents in San Francisco Appear to Have Bottomed

Apartment Rents in San Francisco Appear to Have Bottomed

Having continued to inch down last month, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco appears to have bottomed at around $3,050 a month, down around 25 percent since the pandemic hit and nearly 32 percent below a 2015-era peak. And with the average asking rent... Read More »

Asking Rents in Oakland Slip, Implied Vacancy Inches Up

Asking Rents in Oakland Slip, Implied Vacancy Inches Up

Having inched up a little under 2 percent at the end of the first quarter, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has since inched down a little over 2 percent and is back under $2,300 per month, which is 13.6 percent lower than at the... Read More »