Stories about Housing Rights Committee

The Agenda: Supes to vote on stopping illegal evictions

A strong bill and a weaker one compete for six votes, with thousands of homes in the balance

Tenants protest Farrell’s move to block effective anti-eviction bill

Only one of two competing bills on owner move-in evictions gets a hearing. It's by far the less effective one

Another painful eviction as artists leave longtime home

Bernal Heights building where people have lived for years suddenly becomes a hazard that has to be demolished for condos

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

Activists seek to deny landlords the right to make big profits off the eviction of a 100-year-old

She wanted to go home

A poem for Iris Canada, a 100-year-old who died after her eviction

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

Evictions can be a death sentence and there’s no mercy -- not even if you’re a 100 years old.

Iris Canada dies a month after her eviction

At 100 years old, she did not survive long after the loss of the place she called home for 60 years

Landlord seizes 100-year-old woman’s possessions

Moving crew starts to take away 60 years of property and memories and landlord lawyer refuses to let Iris Canada's niece go inside and look for her medicine

Who wants to evict a 100-year-old?

The judges don't. The sheriff doesn't. But the landlord is proceeding anyway

Landlord tries to justify evicting 100-year-old

Isn't a human life worth more than a condo conversion?