Kensington Gardens' experience is indicative of a developing trend.
If the Oakland measure is approved, it would be the state's first such tax.
A few days after the fire, worried residents packed Oakland City Hall to ask for a moratorium on evictions.
Thirty-six people have died in a warehouse fire in Oakland. Authorities say the death toll could rise significantly.
To understand the process, look at 2523 Martin Luther King Junior Way.
The housing crisis hit many black families in West Oakland. One community activist thinks how the real-estate market is doing now doesn't match the neighborhood.