Repeal Cost-Hawkins Law That Limits Rent Control
Assemblymember David Chiu won’t call a vote to #RepealCostaHawkins. This way he can claim credit for concern about tenants but other Democrats do not have to risk anything by going on record. Call his office NOW and ask that he get AB1506 out of committee: 415-557-3013. Turnout for the Land Use Hearing, November 27, 2017, 1:30 pm, City Hall.
Map of Urban Displacement
Maps that have been updated, expanded, and refined, revealing the latest state of gentrification and displacement in Northern California communities stretching are being released by the University of California, Berkeley’s Urban Displacement Project, in collaboration with the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development.
Right to Attorney for Tenant in Eviction Has Competing Weaker Measure by Sheehy and Breed
Tenant advocates, including the San Francisco Tenants Union, are advocating a measure to require an attorney for tenants in evictions. San Francisco Supervisors including Sheehy, who is running for re-election, and Breed, now have a weaker, competing measure that is described as a “political power play by City Hall politicians desperate to try to derail a citizens’ ballot initiative.”