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A move to halt condo conversion of Iris Canada’s home

Housing rights activists are urging the Department of Public Works to halt the proposed condo conversion for the six units at 668-678 Page. The building is...

The life and death of Iris Canada, the 100-year-old victim of eviction

Iris Canada, 100, sat in a wheelchair looking frail and tired but not without the touch of her impeccable sense of style; yellow blazer,...

Iris Canada dies a month after her eviction

Iris Canada, a centenarian who was evicted from her apartment at 670 Page St. last month, has died. Canada was hospitalized shortly after the...

Landlord seizes 100-year-old woman’s possessions

Iris Canada, the 100-year-old woman who was just evicted from her Page Street home, was back in the hospital Tuesday night when a team...

Sheriff evicts 100-year-old

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office quietly showed up at the home of Iris Canada this morning at around 11:30 and changed the locks. Canada,...

Who wants to evict a 100-year-old?

Peter Owens feels hurt. That’s what he said in the courtroom to Tommi Avicolli Mecca, a tenant-rights activist. Mecca has spent months fighting for...

Landlord tries to justify evicting 100-year-old

Iris Canada’s story has been in the media a lot in the past six months, ever since that afternoon in March when her niece,...

100-year old Iris Canada hospitalized as fear of eviction looms

It might sound bizarre but it's true: a 100-year-old Iris Canada may be evicted from her home at 670 Page today, after a court order issued...

Iris Canada turns 100 — as her landlord tries to evict her

Iris Canada turns 100 on July 13. Iris Canada, eviction fighter, who has lived in San Francisco’s black community on Page Street since the...

A 99-year-old still faces eviction

Carved into the skin of SF's black community is a desecration, a lack of recognition of the sacred. This desecration is being levied upon...