Stories about Landlords

Mayor Lee’s ‘jobs agenda’ made life worse for many San Franciscans

New study shows that attracting high-skilled tech jobs to cities in the name of creating jobs has a net negative impact on the working-class population.

Eviction, elder abuse, and homelessness

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

SF responds to climate crisis (but will anyone mention Uber?)

Plus: Helping small business -- and a massive project that will make the housing crisis worse (but is back by TMG Partners and Ron Conway). That's The Agenda for July 22-28

“What does it mean to be a good person?”

'The Good Person of Szechwan' at Cal Shakes delivers an invigoratingly moral, musical take on Brecht's agit-prop classic.

Haney moves to save Mezzanine — and Soma nightlife

Proposal would make it harder to turn venues into tech office space.

The Twitter Tax Break was a bad idea

Supes hearing shows the negative impacts of the Central Market deal that helped make SF a tech hub

SF rent control turns 40

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

Court to hear arguments on police raid of reporters house

Search that embarrassed the city goes before a judge, leaving City Attorney Dennis Herrera to defend the cops in a pretty indefensible case. Plus: Harvey Milk's birthday events, UCSF and Dignity Health -- and 'politicizing' the Rent Board. That's The Agenda for May 20-26

The real lessons from the surging numbers of homeless people on the streets of SF

Mayor Breed opposed a measure that would have made a big difference. Now she can't fix the problem with a few hundred new shelter beds and a modest housing bond.

Activists warn of a new landlord scam: Seismic upgrade evictions

Hearing on Telegraph Hill building sheds light on a potential threat to thousands of SF renters.