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
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 […]
STOP THE DESTRUCTION OF OUR NEIGHBORHOODS! #StopBonusPlan The “Affordable Housing Density Bonus Program” threatens the future of thousands of residents and small businesses. We must stop this monster and demand affordable development without displacement!
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 […]
San Francisco’s Eviction Crisis 2015: A Report by SFADC From the report: “San Francisco’s housing and affordability crisis has been bad for years but new data and reports from the field show that it about to get even worse. New data from the Rent Board shows that efforts to evict tenants are reaching levels not […]
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
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 […]
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 […]