Stories about Evictions

The virus of poverty

The fear that many of us feel today has been a part of daily life for homeless people.

An emergency platform for protecting unhoused people

Coalition on Homelessness releases policy positions to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Court agrees to put evictions on hold

Under pressure from just about everyone in local politics, Superior Court finally agrees to delay cases for 90 days.

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.

Supes promise protections for small businesses and gig workers

Ronen, Preston also working to block commercial and residential evictions.

SF heads toward eviction moratorium

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

Supes seek support for small businesses and workers

Proposal would set aside city money for zero-interest loans; mayor declines to say she will support it.

City starts to plan for coronavirus in homeless and SRO communities

Some steps to allow isolation and care -- but advocates say it's still short of what's needed.

Stopping evictions and price-gouging in the coronavirus crisis

Plus: the need for an arts, worker, and small-business bailout—and the mayor will get asked about corruption. That's The Agenda for March 9-15.

It’s easy to find housing in SF — if you’re in the 1 percent

Lots of new high-end condos coming on the market for rich people, but the private market can't build anything for anyone else.