Real estate groups challenge San Fran’s permanent ban on coronavirus-related evictions

San Francisco’s landlords are not happy about the city’s recent ban on coronavirus-related evictions. Four real estate trade groups sued the city this week over the ordinance, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Mayor London Breed signed it on Friday. The ordinance permanently bars landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent related to the pandemic. The lawsuit was filed by the San Francisco Apartment Association, the San Francisco Association of Realtors, the Coalition for

The exodus: A rise in remote working could crater expensive housing markets

Why pay an arm and a leg to live near your Silicon Valley office if you don’t need to anymore? That’s what some highly-paid tech workers are asking themselves. The coronavirus pandemic has forced remote working on scores of companies and some have decided to embrace it. Some of their employees are taking it as an opportunity to escape the super high rents and home prices in the Bay Area, according to Bloomberg. Dylan Hecklau,