Come to Our First Tenant/Landlord Resource Forum!

2018-04-18T19:22:09+00:00 Categories: News, Resources, Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and the Lower Polk Tenant Landlord Clinic are proud to announce the first LPTLC tenant/landlord Resource Forum on May 7th at 6:30pm! It will be held at 1167 Sutter Street. We will have a panel of speakers from each partner organization explaining their services. Whether you are a tenant [...]

¡Un propietario debe tener una causa justa para desalojarlo!

2018-02-20T21:18:19+00:00 Categories: News, Resources, Rights|Tags: , , , , , |

Para poder desalojar a un inquilino de la unidad que está cubierta por la Ordenanza de Arrendamiento, un propietario debe tener razón de "causa justa" que sea el motivo dominante para demandar el desalojo. Existen 15 razones de causas justas para desalojo bajo la Sección 37.9(a) de la Ordenanza. Las más comunes son: La [...]

Your landlord has to have a good reason to evict you.

2018-02-20T20:45:19+00:00 Categories: News, Resources, Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Many people do not realize that San Francisco is a "just cause eviction" city. That means that in order to evict a tenant from a rental unit covered by the Rent Ordinance, a landlord must have a "just cause" reason that is the dominant motive for pursuing the eviction. There are 15 just cause [...]

Great #TLC story in Hoodline!

2018-02-20T20:51:06+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District (LPCBD) recently launched a new neighborhood advocacy group—the Lower Polk Tenant Landlord Clinic (TLC). The nonprofit, which describes itself as non-biased, is working with tenants and landlords to find ways to keep residents in their homes."It's about attacking the homeless issue at the root instead of after the fact," said LPCBD executive [...]

New tenant landlord / landlord tenant laws 2018

2018-02-20T20:51:28+00:00 Categories: News, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"There are new California laws in 2018 that impact landlords across the state. We wanted to give you an overview of the new laws and provide resources so you can easily comply with each new law. "According to the California Apartment Association (CAA), there are five new laws effective January 1st 2018 on the [...]

Know your rights: bedbug treatment is generally a landlord’s responsibility

2018-01-30T07:54:01+00:00 Categories: News, Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bedbugs are not just gross, they are a major problem in rental units here in San Francisco. As a tenant, you have the right to a rental unit that is free from pests and vermin, including bedbugs. This has long been the law. Recently, California made the law even stronger with the passage of [...]

TLC – a unique clinic that works to stop homelessness

2018-01-26T00:38:29+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christian Martin Phone: 415-775-1185 Email: [email protected] UNIQUE CLINIC IN SAN FRANCISCO’S TENDERLOIN AREA SEEKS TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE HOMELESSNESS - BY PREVENTING EVICTION Will Use Conflict Intervention To Resolve Problems That Cause Homelessness San Francisco, California, January 24, 2018 - The Lower Polk Community Benefit District, in association with the Bar [...]

We are open! Please let us help you. . .

2018-01-25T09:19:07+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Lower Polk Tenant Landlord Clinic is now open! People who need help with tenant-landlord issues and problems should email us at [email protected] or [email protected] We are also available at 415-775-1182 (leave a message, we will call you right back). Due to the fact that we are a coalition, we also have multiple offices [...]

San Francisco was the obvious choice for tech workers. Not anymore.

2017-12-12T21:05:54+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: , |

"Jeanna Barrett had spent the last 20 months in Seattle helping grow a location-based mobile app. In April 2011, Groupon acquired the startup, and it declined to keep her on staff. "Fine by her. "'I called my parents after I found out I didn’t have a job at Groupon and said, 'I'm moving to [...]

Map shows which SF neighborhoods gentrifying fastest

2017-12-12T21:05:25+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

"UC Berkeley’s Urban Displacement Project updated its regional gentrification map this week to show which California neighborhoods are hemorrhaging low-income households and which ones are hanging in there. "The previous maps used data from 2013, but this week’s update bumps the timeline up to 2015 to see what happened to Bay Area neighborhoods. UC [...]