Rent Prices Soar in Oakland 

The cause: the relocation of San Francisco residents, who are increasingly priced out the market. The effect: increased revenue for Oakland and a rise in tenant complaints.

Back in the beginning of the summer, Greg Traverso started casually looking for apartments in Oakland. At the time, Traverso, who currently lives outside of Sacramento (and, full disclosure, used to work for the Express), said apartment prices on Craigslist were reasonable:…

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