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

2018-02-20T20:45:19+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: 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 [...]

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

2017-12-12T21:05:54+00:00Categories: 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 [...]

New legislation aims to halt gentrification in San Francisco enclaves

2017-12-12T21:04:55+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , |

"The San Francisco Board of Supervisors introduced new legislation this week that would make it easier to establish specially protected cultural districts in the city. The bill’s sponsors hope it will help slow the tide of gentrification in traditional ethnic enclaves. "In an emailed statement Tuesday morning, District Nine’s Hillary Ronen (whose jurisdiction includes [...]