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Tag: Ellis Act

Wiener tries to look progressive in debate

But that requires a bit of historical revisionism, since his record has always been very moderate on police, housing, and homelessness.

Planning commission rejects condo plan for building where seniors were evicted

In a 3-3 vote (the supes appointees on one side, the mayor's on the other) panel refuses to give financial windfall to owners a property where Ellis Act eviction took place.

A dramatic new report sheds real light on homeless policies

The Coalition on Homelessness released a dramatic new study today that – unlike most reports on the unhoused – relies on data collected directly from the people on the...

Some defining issues in the fall supes race

The San Francisco Democratic Party will vote on endorsements for the Board of Supes Wednesday/22, and while the party nod doesn’t always mean victory, it’s a powerful statement –...

Coronavirus crisis doesn’t stop eviction cases

Update: The courts have agreed to put evictions on hold. The mayor has declared a moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent. The sheriff has announced that they will “postpone...

SF heads toward eviction moratorium

Mayor London Breed said she will issue a directive to place a moratorium on evictions in the midst of the coronavirus at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. The directive...

Chinatown building becomes battleground for community’s future

A real-estate investor with a history of attempting to evict vulnerable low-income seniors in Chinatown is now in the middle of a controversy over the future of a historic...

Doesn’t anyone have any questions for the mayor?

Rev. Norman Fong is stepping down as the head of Chinatown Community Development Center after 30 years of organizing leadership. He was, and is, one of the most popular...

Wiener’s housing deregulation bill is back!

State Sen. Scott Wiener will hold a press conference and rally in Oakland Tuesday/7 to announce that he’s re-introducing a new version of his housing deregulation bill, SB 50....

Supes to vote on Wiener’s development bill

A Board of Supes committee will decide Thursday/5whether to oppose state Sen. Scott Wiener’s SB 50– and at this point, there are eight votes to say No. That’s enough to...