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The Tenants Union is 100% behind Dean Preston as the ONLY CHOICE for District 5. Founder and leader of Tenants Together, California’s only statewide tenant organization, Dean helped save rent control in California, wrote laws to protect tenants from eviction during foreclosure, created a renters’ rights hotline, and led statewide battles against Ellis Act evictions. […]

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Rent control is on the November 2016 ballot for Alameda, Mountain View, and Richmond and maybe San Mateo and Burlingame. The main argument against rent control is that it reduces incentive to build new housing, but in San Francisco, new development is exempt from rent control. Expanding rent control to other cities would strengthen rent […]

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Not everyone knew that the survey that seemed anonymous for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s proposal for transit hubs for the commuter buses actually tracked the location and time of the respondents. A significant number of Facebook employees filled out the survey around the same time with almost the same language as well as […]

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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is seeking input through July 4, 2016 on proposed hub locations for commuter shuttles. The shuttle stops have increased evictions dramatically near the stops. Proposed hub locations include Transbay Terminal, Balboa Park Station and Candlestick Point.

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Because of protests by people like you and organizations like us, a proposed housing law that would have taken away the right of the public to have hearings about major real estate developments was stopped, for now. Scott Wiener, who is running in November for State Senate, supports the bill. Vote for his opponent, Jane […]

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Mountain View rent control headed for November ballot? Initiative proponents submit signatures Jun 14, 2016, 2:59pm PDT Updated: Jun 14, 2016, 3:07pm PDT Mountain View resident Duc Duong (right) signs the last petition for the Mountain View rent control initiative before organizers submitted more than 7,300 signatures to the city on Tuesday. Mountain View residents are […]

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