Stories about Iris Canada

Always, forced to move

Talking about displaced people, around the world and here at home

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

Elders are dying when they lose their homes. How can we stop it?

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

Racism — and politics — in SF Redevelopment history

The history of the Western Addition is complicated -- and has lessons for today

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

Sheriff evicts 100-year-old

Vicky Hennessy says she "did the right thing" as protesters shout "shame."