Rent Control

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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28 Apr 2015

Ask a Grown Up: Oops, I Fucked My Roommate!

Happy Tuesday, Broke Asses! One of the really weird things about living in expensive cities, such as San Francisco or New York, is that long after college and your early 20s, most adults –even the ones who are gainfully employed and doing well for themselves– end up having roommates. And,

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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23 Apr 2015

ASK A TENANTS RIGHT’S LAWYER: Protecting Your Rent Controlled Apartment

Ask a Tenants Right’s Lawyer is your chance to learn how to survive as a renter in San Francisco. Every few weeks attorney Daniel Wayne will answer a different question making it so that you have all the info you need to keep you in your home. Got a question? Send

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25 Nov 2014

Rent Control Bids Farewell to the Way Things Were, Rock-Opera Style

“You had a life that you loved for so long. You had a life that loved and now it’s gone.” So ends “Gone Songs,” the first track on Rent Control, a solo, concept album by singer, guitarist, sound engineer and long-time San Francisco resident, J. Kick. That startling sense of

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09 Jul 2014

Rent Control in San Francisco is a Golden Handcuff

It’s a hell of a thing to know
that once you have to move,
you can never come back again.

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24 Apr 2014

BA of the Week: DJ Bus Station John of The Tubesteak Connection (10 Years Tonight!!!) & Disco Daddy

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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10 Apr 2014

5 SOULutions to San Francisco’s Housing Crisis -Pt 2

WARNING: There is no easy fix to the San Francisco Housing Crisis that does not inevitably piss someone off.  If you followed “Has San Francisco SOULed Out: Part One”, then you have read why its so important that we face the hard truth about who really is to blame for this mess. Surprise:

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07 Apr 2014

Has San Francisco SOULed Out?: Who really is to blame for SF’s Cultural Shift pt 1

It has become grossly apparent that the once, vibrantly raw streets of San Francisco, full of oddballs and eccentrics, is slowly being replaced with a hollow shell of architecture and “economically confident”. But is it all due to the “techies? ” I wonder as they stare aimlessly at their Twitters and Twats,

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