evictions

13 Apr 2020

Mission District Landlord Still Kicking Out Small Businesses During Eviction Moratorium

Mayor Breed declared a moratorium on commercial evictions shortly after shelter-in-place went into effect, a bold move to help shut-down small businesses survive when unable to pay rent on April 1. Well, April 1 came and went and most businesses still have a glimmer of hope for survival to someday

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19 Mar 2020

Tenant Info: The Government Response to Evictions During this Pandemic

Ask a Tenants Right’s Lawyer is your chance to learn how to survive as a renter in San Francisco.  Attorney Daniel Wayne has a lot of the information you need to keep you in your home.  Got a question? Send an email to alex@brokeassstuart.com and we will forward it on. As you are

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04 Nov 2019

How Each D.A. Candidate Answered Questions About Evicting Elderly Tenants

Guest article by David Bogachik from the Dialogue for Life Project San Francisco has recently gained notoriety for evicting her most vulnerable citizens. Iris Canada’s story got worldwide press coverage. I wrote about other seniors who didn’t survive evictions. Almost every case involved illegal actions against seniors. Still, even when tenants had won

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05 Sep 2018

What it’s Like Being a Black Gentrifier

Guest post by LeRon L. Barton The story of San Francisco today can be summed up in three words: Housing, Displacement, and Gentrification. The removal of people from their homes, the loss of local business, the reimaging of neighborhoods, and the destruction of community is the number one issue with

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22 Jun 2018

Commercial Landlords are Stealing San Francisco’s Soul

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner.  In the past seven years, San Francisco has been staggering under the weight of an ugly and brutal struggle: whether to run from its past or hide from its future. You know this. We’ve all had too

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07 May 2018

Landlord Shot, Daughter Killed by Tenant Facing Eviction

Landlord Leonard Lew, 84, and his daughter, Sabrina Elizabeth Lew, 30, went to their Mill Valley rental complex to talk with 71-year old Victor Aurelino Lugo about his pending eviction. At around 3:44 p.m., dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a resident at 939 E. Blithedale reporting that two people

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25 Apr 2018

The Easiest Way You Can Fight Unfair Evictions

This Saturday at 11am is a mobilization for Yes on F, the proposition that will make give every San Franciscan facing eviction access to an attorney. It’s a pretty groundbreaking measure and could keep tens of thousands of folks in their homes. You can learn more about Prop F right

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