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#NoOnPU! Realtor-Backed Measures Stink!

The California Association of Realtors and San Francisco Association of Realtors brought us the Ellis Act and Costa-Hawkins, legislation used to displace thousands of tenants. Now they’re trying to bring us Prop P and U, two more damaging measures for affordable housing. Vote #NoOnPU! These measures stink! For more information, visit: http://www.housingforwardsf.com/no_on_p_u

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RENTER’S DAY OF ACTION – Sept 22!

On September 22nd, 2016, join San Francisco housing groups in the National Renters Day of Action to declare a Renter State of Emergency and take to the streets to demand an end to rising rents, evictions and gentrification! Now more than ever housing is unaffordable for millions of people. Rents nationwide are higher than they have been […]

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Our Eviction Law Needs an Upgrade Now

The SF Board of Supervisors is now considering legislation that would substantially increase protections against evictions.   Eviction Protections 2.0 would address and correct loopholes in the rent control ordinance that result in the evictions of hundreds of tenants each year (see our previous report on this page). The real experiences of tenants best explains […]

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Tenant Fair

Knowledge is Power: How to Stay in Your Home- A day of workshops and information for tenants across SF. Workshops will be in English, Spanish and Cantonese. Saturday  at 10:00am – 4:00pm Tenderloin Neighborhood School, 627 Turk St

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What Would Harvey Do?

Supervisor Harvey Milk was a forward-thinking, progressive person, and this carried over to the legislation he backed as a district supervisor in the Castro. He was committed to ensuring that everyone in the city had a voice and that those who had more money would not have undue influence on San Francisco. Shortly before his […]

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Foundational Artists Responsible for Making the Mission a Destination Being Evicted from their Mission Apartments

One of the problems with talking about evictions and displacement is the tendency to examine it on a case-by-case basis: a series of individuals making logical decisions about where they want to live, buying property, and forcing those who were renting the property to leave. The problem with evictions is not found at this level […]

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