Members of the Hayward City Council on Tuesday chastised a developer whose conversion of an apartment complex into affordable housing is displacing some of the current tenants. City leaders said they were misled about the impacts, but the council stopped short of intervening and instead pushed the conversation off to a later subcommittee meeting.

The discussion came after The Chronicle reported that the developer, Reliant Group, was displacing residents throughout cities in the East Bay, including Hayward, Antioch and Hercules, through its affordable housing conversions using state tax credits and housing revenue bonds.

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