evictions

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 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 here.

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14 Dec 2017

You Can Help Stop Unfair Evictions

Come help stop unfair evictions in SF! Join us on Saturday at 11AM at 350 Alabama at 16th for a signature-gathering mobilization for No Eviction without Representation! Folks have been showing up in droves, but we need YOU if we’re going to get all 17K signatures we need to make

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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02 Nov 2017

New Measure Will Give Lawyers to Tenants Facing Eviction in San Francisco

“No Eviction Without Representation!” Advocates for tenants rights should rejoice, this new ballot measure for June 2018 would give all San Franciscans the right to legal representation when their landlord attempts to evict them.  Which means if you cannot afford an attorney to challenge the eviction, the city will provide

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26 Oct 2016

Evicted Area Musicians Make Home in Giant Guitar Installation

Guest Post by Sara Aboulafia Popular local folk-pop duo He and Her have devised a characteristically creative solution to their recent eviction woes. Juan Velasquez and Kerri Johannsen had been living for three years in a rent-controlled Mission one-bedroom apartment when their landlord, Vaughan R. Lee, forced them out to move

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06 Jul 2016

An Eviction Horror Story Starring an Evil Bay Area Judge

This article is written anonymously because the author fears reprisal from the courts. Someone, Help Us It isn’t just landlords raising rent that kills tenants. It’s the court. In the last two weeks, I have seen more horrific, gut wrenching things in a courtroom in the Bay Area than I

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29 Jun 2016

Oscar the Grouch Evicted from SF Trashcan, Moves to Oakland Dumpster.

We got the news today that longtime San Francisco resident, Oscar the Grouch, has been evicted from his rent controlled San Francisco trashcan. Last week Mr. the Grouch came home to find an eviction notice on his trashcan lid. His landlord, David McCloskey (the man who famously tried to evict

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27 May 2015

15 Rental Rights Every San Franciscan Should Know

*This article was researched and written with help from tenant attorney and Broke-Ass Stuart columnist Daniel Wayne.  To learn more about your rights as a tenant check out out Daniel’s other articles here or his website.  Did you know that not all buildings in San Francisco are protected by rent control? Did

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06 May 2015

FREE Workshop For Renters, Know Your Rights!

  Tenant leaders hold bootcamps to crack down on “gotcha evictions” San Francisco — Following a report showing a disturbing new trend in evictions, the San Francisco Tenants Union and statewide tenant advocate Dean Preston are launching a new renters rights project to fight back. Known as Tenant Rights Bootcamps,

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