Landlords Sue SF Over Plan To Increase Relocation Payments For Displaced Tenants

Landlords Sue SF Over Plan To Increase Relocation Payments For Displaced Tenants

Property owners, landlord groups and their attorney announced a lawsuit this morning against a new San Francisco law that bumps up relocation assistance payments owed…

SF Sues Two Landlords Who Allegedly Ellis Acted Tenants, Turned Buildings Into Tourist Rentals

SF Sues Two Landlords Who Allegedly Ellis Acted Tenants, Turned Buildings Into Tourist Rentals

Lawsuits were filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera today against two landlords who allegedly illegally converted residential apartments into short-term rental units used…

Bus-Blocking Protesters Call Out Google Staffer Who’s Allegedly Trying To Evict Guerrero Street Tenants

Bus-Blocking Protesters Call Out Google Staffer Who’s Allegedly Trying To Evict Guerrero Street Tenants

Dozens of protesters in San Francisco blocked a bus headed for Google headquarters this morning and dozens more are expected during a march this afternoon…

Report From Housing Group Illustrates Displacement Of Bay Area Minorities

Report From Housing Group Illustrates Displacement Of Bay Area Minorities

As the median income of neighborhoods in Oakland and San Francisco has gone up over the last 20 years, their demographics have shifted dramatically, with…

Endangered Tenants Rally In Favor Of Changes To Ellis Act Outside City Hall, Then Landlords Argue Against It Inside

Endangered Tenants Rally In Favor Of Changes To Ellis Act Outside City Hall, Then Landlords Argue Against It Inside

Tenants facing eviction rallied with San Francisco city supervisors on the steps of City Hall today in support of legislation introduced by Supervisor David Campos…

Local Landlords Demonstrate Against Announcement Of Legislation To Close Ellis Act Loopholes

Local Landlords Demonstrate Against Announcement Of Legislation To Close Ellis Act Loopholes

In front of an apartment building in San Francisco’s Chinatown this morning, state Sen. Mark Leno announced legislation to help tenants who are being evicted…

Four More Rent-Controlled Homes Gone: Tenants Settle With Investor Who Admits To Real Estate Fraud

Four More Rent-Controlled Homes Gone: Tenants Settle With Investor Who Admits To Real Estate Fraud

The three remaining tenants of 2405 Anza St. — who were involved in an Ellis eviction battle The Appeal reported on last fall — have…

Housing Rights Activists Call On DA To Prosecute Landlords That Ellis Act Elderly Tenants

Housing Rights Activists Call On DA To Prosecute Landlords That Ellis Act Elderly Tenants

A group of housing rights advocates held a protest outside San Francisco’s Hall of Justice today to call on District Attorney George Gascon to file…

Landlord And Realtor Groups File Lawsuits To Block Laws Intended To Protect Tenants

Landlord And Realtor Groups File Lawsuits To Block Laws Intended To Protect Tenants

Several landlord and realtor groups filed two separate lawsuits against the city of San Francisco in Superior Court today to challenge two new laws intended…

Displaced Tenants Call For Change At City Hall Hearing On Ellis Act Evictions

Displaced Tenants Call For Change At City Hall Hearing On Ellis Act Evictions

Tenants being evicted or displaced from rental units in San Francisco came to City Hall today to tell their stories at a committee hearing of…

A Portrait In Ellis: Inner Richmond Tenants Face Eviction Threat From Investor Who Admits To Real Estate Conspiracy

A Portrait In Ellis: Inner Richmond Tenants Face Eviction Threat From Investor Who Admits To Real Estate Conspiracy

Four more rent-controlled San Francisco apartments might be culled from the city’s cutthroat housing market — this time, by a landlord who admits to participation…

In Wake Of “Eviction Epidemic,” Tenants Rights Groups Demand Action From City Hall

In Wake Of “Eviction Epidemic,” Tenants Rights Groups Demand Action From City Hall

Tenant rights advocates gathered outside San Francisco City Hall today to call for more protections against what they said is an eviction epidemic in the…

Tenant Troubles: My Landlord Is Selling The House I Live In, Do I Have To Move Out?

Tenant Troubles: My Landlord Is Selling The House I Live In, Do I Have To Move Out?

My husband and I live in a two-bedroom single-family home in San Francisco, a cottage built in 1922 (no in-law unit, no garage, just a…

Tenant Troubles: My Landlord Died, Am I About To Lose My Apartment?

Tenant Troubles: My Landlord Died, Am I About To Lose My Apartment?

I live in a unicorn of an amazing SF apartment. We pay well below market rate for Pacific Heights for a flat that is part…

Tenant Troubles: How Much Do I Have To Help The Realtor Who Wants To Evict Me?

Tenant Troubles: How Much Do I Have To Help The Realtor Who Wants To Evict Me?

What are my rights in regard to Open Houses/viewings of my apartment when my building is for sale? My situation: I live in a 4-unit…