On September 10, 2015, Thursday at 11 am, a coalition of housing organizations will have a Round 2 protest on the steps of City Hall that our city is not for sale. We demand: Stronger Eviction Protections Plan for People Not Profits Preserve San Francisco Arts and Culture Public Lands in People’s Hands
The ShareBetter SF Campaign has its first neighborhood mobilization meeting this Saturday, September 5, 2015, 10 am at the San Francisco Public Library Richmond Branch, to drop literature and window signs in the Richmond district.
Airbnb guest was sexually assaulted after Airbnb refused to assist the guest. Since Ron Conway, a major investor in Airbnb, contributes a lot of money to local political candidates, you can support candidates not funded by Airbnb (such as Aaron Peskin) and measures to stop the abuses by Airbnb.
Come celebrate Ted’s birthday with us on August 20th at the Uptown bar on 200 Capp Street and 17th Street. Share stories with friends and colleagues. Ted was the director of the Tenants Union for over 25 years and was vital to the current tenants rights movement that is erupting!
Gabriel Metcalf, Director of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), claims progressives caused the housing crisis. Tim Redmond explains why this isn’t true in his article on www.48hills.org.
On July 24, SF Tenants Union spokesperson Scott Weaver debated a pro-developer representative on the November ballot measure for a moratorium on luxury housing development in the Mission District. The Mission is currently going through what is called hyper-gentrification, and affordable housing is being lost at a rate that not seen since that last tech […]
The hearing has been postponed until September 14, 2015, 1:30 pm at the Land Use Committee at City Hall for the measure introduced by Supervisor Kim along with Supervisors Campos, Mar, and Avalos. Only the same rent as the evicted tenant can be charged for the replacement tenant after certain types of evictions. Requires a […]
Supervisor Jane Kim amended Supervisors Christensen’s and Wiener’s original proposals for construction of new in-law units. Christensen’s and Wiener’s proposals would not have required the new in-laws to be rental housing instead of condos or hotel rooms even after tenants had been evicted. Kim’s amendments would help prevent displacement of tenants for development of the […]
Supervisor Julie Christensen introduced amendments that made a bad law for Airbnb worse, and with support from Supervisors London Breed, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, and Scott Wiener passed a set of rules that will make it easier for landlords to take rental housing off the market and turn it into hotel rooms. Real […]