Stories about Ellis Act

Coronavirus crisis doesn’t stop eviction cases

Landlord lawyers still demanding that courts rule against tenants and hold trials -- right now, despite shelter-at-home rules.

SF heads toward eviction moratorium

Preston, Breed working to block landlords from throwing out tenants during coronavirus crisis.

Chinatown building becomes battleground for community’s future

Investor with a record of trying to evict low-income seniors now wants to make massive profit off historic property.

Doesn’t anyone have any questions for the mayor?

Plus: Tightening the rules on stealth evictions. That's The Agenda for Feb 9-16.

Wiener’s housing deregulation bill is back!

Plus: A settlement with the city's worst planning scofflaw -- and what is a sustainable neighborhood? That's The Agenda for Jan. 5 to Jan 12.

Supes to vote on Wiener’s development bill

SB 50, critics say, would lead to widespread displacement, on the scale of the now-discredited Redevelopment of the 1960s

In dramatic hearing, Haney housing measure moves forward

City economist produces laughable report on negative impacts as Peskin raises the key question: Why do we want more office development anyway?

SF Planning’s really weak ‘Community Stabilization Policy’

Plus: A developer lawyer on the commission? And Sups. Haney and Ronen to grill DPH on mental-health beds. That's The Agenda for Oct. 14-20

Sup. Vallie Brown evicted low-income tenants

History as a landlord is missing from her campaign's well-crafted narrative.

What happens if Wiener gets challenged from both the right and the left?

Quentin Kopp could take votes from the West Side; a progressive could take votes from the East Side.