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Bay Area residents want more housing, but –

Fed up with soaring prices that are increasingly putting home ownership, or even a decent rental, out of reach, Bay Area residents overwhelmingly say they want more housing built, according to a new poll. But it better not make their commutes worse.

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Real estate Q&A: Do rental tenants have to obey HOA rules?

Q: Our community has an association that is not a "paid" HOA; there is no board and no meetings. There are written HOA covenants that I believe should still be part of the property transaction on any home purchase. Many residents are completely unaware/don't care about the HOA rules. What options do I have to enforce the HOA rules, and do rental tenants also have to obey the HOA rules? – Vince

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Is California ready for a Proposition 13 overhaul?

A new ballot initiative that takes aim at how commercial properties are taxed under California's Proposition 13 could raise $6 to $10 billion more each year for schools and other programs and services, according to a new analysis by the Legislative Analyst's Office.

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