Landlords

24 May 2022

“Historic” Expansion of San Francisco Rent Control Proposed

Supervisor Aaron Peskin introduced a Charter Amendment on Tuesday, May 24th that would “effectively enable the largest expansion of rent control since 1979” should voters adopt the measure this November. “The market rents of today will be the affordable rents of tomorrow, which I’ve seen firsthand in my over two

Jake Warren 0
19 Feb 2021

What I Learned from Organizing a Rent Strike

It’s no secret that the Pandemic has had a devastating toll on New York City. Homelessness is at all time highs, COVID cases are surging, and record numbers of people are leaving the city. The only good thing to come of it is that for the first time since the

Sonny Curtin 0
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,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
15 Jun 2019

The Fight to Save The Mezzanine & Nightlife in San Francisco

You may have heard that the Mezzanine, one of San Francisco’s beloved music venues, was being forced out of its home on 444 Jessie st.  The Mezzanine’s landlords threatened to raise their rent by 600% by year’s end, essentially kicking them out in order to convert the thriving nightlife venue

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
22 Jun 2018

Commercial Landlords are Stealing San Francisco’s Soul

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 many friends forced to move, seen too many neighbors evicted and watched helplessly as rents reach “Ground Control to Major Tom” heights

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
29 Jun 2016

What to Do if Your Apartment has Mold

Ask a Tenants’ Rights 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. This month’s topic: How to deal with mold growth in your apartment. For more

Daniel Wayne - Tenant's Rights Attorney 0
12 Nov 2013

San Francisco Law Firm Offers Free Workshops on Evicting Tenants

This guest post is written by Melissa Bosworth. When I was 8 years old, my best friend was a poor businessman who let me start every Monopoly game with the entire stack of five-hundreds in my bank. The experience taught me a valuable lesson about success:  It helps to start

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 10
26 Jun 2010

Patron Part II: My New Landlady

Since I am currently in the middle of a move to a new apartment (from Williamsburg to Greenpoint) I thought I would dedicate this post to a continuation of the ‘œPatron’ discussion.  It just so happens that I may have stumbled upon a new one to add to my growing

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0
09 Jun 2010

The Joys and Tribulations of Landlords

Since we already covered ‘signs you need a new roommate‘, I figured I’d try my hand at the in’s and out’s of dealing with residential landlords. As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve done my share of apartment hopping and have noticed certain red flags you should you be on the lookout

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0