“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
Supes Unanimously Approve Temporary Triage Center for 33 Vehicles
San Francisco supervisors unanimously jumped on board Tuesday to approve a temporary vehicle triage center near San Jose and Niagra avenues. Once Mayor London Breed signs off on the ordinance, the space would provide long-term, overnight parking space for 33 vehicles. The only problem is that San Francisco last counted
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Concord Residents Are Being Choked to Death
Oh, Concord. It feels like decades have passed since Conde Naste named the “big little city” one of the 10 best places in the world to retire. But it wasn’t decades ago – it’s been just over three years since that grandiose claim was made. There was a time when
Celebrate 40 Years of Rent Control in San Francisco!
Most broke-ass San Franciscans know that the San Francisco Tenants Union helps thousands of folks every year with volunteers counseling tenants six days a week. What you might not know is that the Tenants Union also fights for stronger protections at City Hall, and at the ballot box.
Ask a Tenant Attorney: How to Protect Yourselves from Rent Increases
Ask a Tenant Attorney is your chance to learn how to survive as a tenant in San Francisco. In each edition Tenant’s Rights Attorney Daniel Wayne addresses a different issue for residential tenants. In this edition we discuss two laws tenants NEED to know in order to avoid losing their rent control. For
SF Couple Keep Rent Controlled Apt. by Doing ‘Weekend at Bernies’ with Dead Roommate
San Francisco residents Rachel Smith and Shawna White were struck by tragedy this September when their roommate Ramon suddenly died from a heart attack. “When we realized he was the only name on our lease and that we were going to lose our rent control, that was when the real tears started.”
How You Can Make a Difference in San Francisco
This comes from our friends at the San Francisco Democratic Socialists of America. Ready to take down homelessness in SF? Ready to make sure all these new condos that are being built have rent control? (They don’t right now!) Ready for a progressive, equitable, diverse SF? Then come out for sunny
How to Get Rent Control for Everyone
There’s an important measure on the ballot this November that, if passed, will lead to far more rent control in San Francisco and the rest of California. It’s called Prop. 10.