eviction

22 Sep 2020

Disgraceful New Gig Economy App Wants To Be ‘Uber, But For Evicting People’

Rents are going down and there is an eviction moratorium in place, so you’d think things would be pretty slow in the eviction department right now. But some ruthless landlords are flouting the law and performing evictions anyway, and Vice reports on a phenomenally cruel new app that they call

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26 Aug 2020

City to Evict North Oakland Homeless Encampment Thursday Morning

On Monday, a group of about 30 people living in tents and RVs were given 72-hour notice to vacate the North Oakland neighborhood near 38th Street and Manila Avenue. Several people who currently live there were originally swept out from Mosswood Park in February. The United Front Against Displacement organization

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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05 Aug 2020

The Utterly Exhausting, Infuriating State of Covid-19

Life as we know it came to an abrupt halt across the Bay Area on March 17. At the time those sweeping shelter-in-place orders were issued, most people understood that the benefits far outweighed the inconveniences. After all, we didn’t want a repeat of the traumatizing scenes we’d just witnessed

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04 Aug 2020

SF Eviction Moratorium Remains In Place After Big Legal Victory

Landlords sued San Francisco over the eviction moratorium, and landlords just lost. The San Francisco Apartment Association filed a lawsuit last week in San Francisco Superior Court, according to KQED, claiming that the eviction moratorium was unconstitutional, and hell yes they were ready to start evicting tenants during a pandemic

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19 Mar 2020

Tenant Info: The Government Response to Evictions During this Pandemic

Many people are already feeling the economic crush of shuttering businesses, and the decrease in customers. While this continues to be a developing situation each day, lawmakers on the federal, state and local level have turned some attention to the question of evictions.

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17 Jan 2020

If You’re Against Moms 4 Housing You’re on the Wrong Side of History

By Sunny Dell The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday chose to carry out the eviction of mothers with a presence as though they were ready to invade a small country. There was a violence to the moment disproportionate to the purpose.  Spokesperson Ray Kelly publicly claimed in post-operation press conference

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18 Dec 2019

Moms 4 Housing Represent the Ultimate Fight Between Greed and Good

Some people look down on homelessness — they make assumptions that the dire situation is brought on by bad personal behavior or laziness. You hear people make callous and highly generalized arguments in comment forums on the topic. The blame tends to fall on drug abuse and therefore, people suffering

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23 Jul 2019

Punch Line SF Wins Back Lease! Morgan Stanley Backs Down From Eviction

The Punch Line Comedy Club not only avoided getting kicked out this August, but they also scored a multi-year lease and legacy business status on Monday.  North Beach Supervisor Aaron Peskin told the press, “The city and the comic community were serious when we said that displacement wasn’t a laughing

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