Stories about Housing Rights Committee

Sup. Preston calls for permanent ban on evictions due to COVID-related rent debt

Bill would protect tenants -- and prevent mass displacement -- not just during but after the COVID-19 emerency.

An emergency platform for protecting unhoused people

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

Could SF take over thousands of rent-controlled apartments?

Preston wants the city to put together a bid for some of the 2,164 units that a huge landlord has suddenly put on the market.

Protesters shut down Wiener at SB50 press conference

Anti-displacement activists demand affordable housing and denounce private-market speculation.

Supes look to protect tenants while planners make the housing crisis worse

Eviction limits headed to board -- while massive highrise goes before Planning Commission. That's The Agenda for Dec. 2-9, 2019

Housing Rights Committee celebrates 40 years of fighting for renters

Grassroots group 'birthed by rent control' is now a major force in protecting tenant rights.

Eviction, elder abuse, and homelessness

Why are so many elders and families on the street? They got evicted.

SF rent control turns 40

Don't take it for granted -- tenant protections were and are a constant, long, grassroots struggle.

BREAKING: Breed’s Rent Board appointee resigns

Facing a possible rejection at the Board of Supes, Reese Isbell steps down and the mayor appoints a respected tenant lawyer to the job.

Supes vote on Breed’s Rent Board appointee will be political test

Are there eight votes to defy the mayor's appointment of a Rent Board member who many say is clearly unqualified?