Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Housing Rights Committee

In-law units get approved — with conditions that Sup. Christensen doesn’t like

D3 incumbent opposes limits on Airbnb rentals, condo conversions, and Ellis Act evictions -- but committee goes for them anyway By Tim Redmond JULY 20, 2015 – Two bills that would...

Airbnb makes housing crisis much worse, city study shows

As many as 30 percent of the available rentals in the Mission are off the market and used as hotel rooms; the Chiu legislation is a complete failure By Tim...

Airbnb initiative filed, setting the scene for high-stakes November battle

Measure that would mandate Airbnb list only registered hosts is ready to start gathering signatures -- and could be a defining issue in D3 election By Tim Redmond APRIL 30, 2015...

The Agenda: Feb. 23-March2

Stopping the loss of housing in Mid-Market, a new special trustee (why?) for City College -- and Scott Wiener v. Willie Brown on the value of market-rate housing By Tim...

Tom’s Town: A missing million — and can Airbnb share with the displaced families in the Mission?

By Tom Temprano JANUARY 30, 2015 -- It isn’t every day that you find yourself caught up in what, aside from an unfortunate luggage incident on 11th Street, might be...

54 residents displaced in raging Mission fire

One dead, six injured -- and a lot of families and small businesses out on the streets By Calindra Revier JANUARY 29, 2015 -- The four-alarm fire last night at 22nd...

Facing the evictions: A tenant agenda for 2015

By Gen Fujioka JANUARY 6, 2014 – Ellis Act evictions are often the most dramatic and destructive forms of evictions because they displace all the tenants in a building.  As...

Facing the eviction threat: Tenants push back and slow Ellis evictions in 2014

 By Gen Fujioka Part one of a two-part series JANUARY 5, 2014 -- As San Francisco’s tenants and their progressive allies take stock and develop their agenda for this new year,...

Ballot measure targeting Airbnb headed for November 2015 election

by Tim Redmond with Manissa Maharawal and Erin McElroy NOVEMBER 25, 2014 – Former Sup. Aaron Peskin, standing in front of the headquarters of Airbnb yesterday, explained why the company...

Politics: Campos, Chiu in dead heat — and what about the Leno for mayor campaign?

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 30, 2014 – A new poll done by David Binder and Associates puts Sups. David Campos and David Chiu dead even in the state Assembly race,...