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Warnings issued on rental price hikes after fires

Consumer groups and government officials are issuing warnings amid scattered reports of North Bay rental price hikes and allegations of gouging in the aftermath of last week's devastating wildfires. Tenants Together, a renters' rights group in San Francisco, warned Wednesday that landlords cannot raise rents by more than 10 percent under a state of emergency declared by Gov. Jerry Brown in Napa and Sonoma counties.

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