400 Tenants from across state attend California Renter Power Assembly

Approximately 400 tenants, organizers, and advocates came together last weekend for the biggest statewide tenants’ rights convention in recent memory. Hosted by Tenants Together, Homes for All, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), and Right to the City Alliance, the California Renter Power convention was energizing and inspiring. Most cities don’t have laws that […]

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Tenant Rights Campaign released on City Buses

The San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition (SFADC) has just released a series of creative advertisements focused on rights for the city’s renters.  The rollout is part of the statewide Renter’s Week of Action.  Buses and bus shelters across the city will feature tenant rights information in the city’s five major languages.  A wide range of tenant […]

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CA Renter Power Statewide Assembly 2017

September 23 & 24, 2017 • 8:00 AM- 5PM at Alameda High School, Alameda, CA California Renter Power 2017 is a statewide assembly of renters and tenant’s rights organizers fighting for housing justice! With historic fights for rent control and just cause coming from the people, we are in a movement moment. A bill to repeal […]

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TENANTS ACROSS SAN FRANCISCO COME TOGETHER TO FIGHT SPECULATION AND RESIST EVICTIONS

San Francisco tenants are experiencing high rents, a subsidized, affordable, and below-market-rate housing shortage, and an eviction epidemic. A month of tenant conventions in neighborhoods across the city brought over 650 tenants together to learn about how speculation is affecting their neighborhoods as well as ways to interrupt the process and fight back. In May […]

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Keep 100-Year-Old Iris Canada in her home!

EVICTION = ELDER ABUSE:  Tell Sheriff Hennessy NOT to evict our beloved elder! Yesterday, Judge Robertson ordered Sheriff Hennessy to evict Ms. Iris Canada anytime without notice. This order could cause serious harm and even death, since Iris is in fragile health. Imagine if you were 100 years old and knew the sheriff could come […]

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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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