Stories about Landlords

Tenant Troubles: Can my landlord refuse to let me have a service animal?

In many cases, no -- but be careful about the paperwork

Supes to hear about squalid conditions for big-landlord tenants ….

Plus: Blocking speculative rent increases and making developers pay for transit .... That's The Agenda for May 14-20

Tenant Troubles: Do landlords really have a secret ‘Rule of Seven?’

The occult background of a rule that has no actual basis in law or policy

Tenant Troubles: Can a landlord take down my TV dish?

It depends on where you put it -- and what rights you have to the use of that space.

Author Amanda Huron on housing and the power of urban ‘commoning’

New book explores DC's equity housing cooperatives—and may offers some lessons for SF.

Supes asked to allow condos where centenarian was evicted

Landlord who tossed out Iris Canada still wants the city to give him a lucrative permit. Plus: How does SF respond to sexual assault? That's The Agenda for April 23-29

Tenant Troubles: Can my landlord spy on me?

In our surveillance society, a security camera may not be an invasion of privacy.

Tenant Troubles: Do we have to sue to get our deposit back?

Actually, yes. Wishin' and hopin' (and some phone calls) won't get you anywhere.

Tenant Troubles: Can I get in trouble for breaking a lease?

I'm finding myself in the position of looking for an apt for the first time in a long time. I thought I ought to...

Tenant Troubles: How do I fight an owner-move-in eviction?

Our tenant-law expert talks about one of the most common, insidious ways bad landlords try to get rid of renters