Stories about Housing Rights Committee

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,...

Ted Gullicksen, tenant organizer, dead at 61

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 14, 2014 -- The day just gets worse. I spent much of the afternoon taking press calls and talking about the tragedy of the Bay Guardian, and...

Politics on Tuesday: City College, Airbnb, and District 8

Will the mayor admit that the city attorney was right?Photo by Luke Thomas By Tim Redmond The accrediting commission that's been trying to shut down City College just warned San Francisco...

Google Lawyer evicting third-grade teacher

Protesters make the link between transit shuttles and evictions By Sara Bloomberg APRIL 11, 2014 -- Another Google bus was blocked temporarily in the Mission today as anti-eviction protestors sought to...