Stories about Landlords

Politics on Tuesday: Fall campaigns begin March 17

By Tim Redmond FEB. 25, 2014 – The campaigns for supervisor and state Assembly get real March 17, when the first seriously controversial housing bill...

Everyone in town (except a few landlords) is supporting Leno’s Ellis Act bill

State Sen. Mark Leno, with Mayor Ed Lee and Assemblymember Phil Ting By Tim Redmond FEB 24, 2014 -- A broad coalition that includes tenant activists...

Ellis Act reform effort starts in Sacramento

By Tim Redmond FEB 21, 2014 -- Efforts to reform the Ellis Act -- one of the key demands of the tenant rally this week...

Tom’s Town: A visit to River City (and what’s up with the David Chiu landlord-lawyer fundraiser?)

By Tom Temprano My last visit to Sacramento happened when I was ten years old on a road trip to Gold Country with my dad....

Where is Sup. Scott Wiener’s money coming from? Guess

By Tim Redmond FEB. 19, 2014 -- The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, one of my favorite organizations in San Francisco, has taken the work we did...

Statewide tenant movement comes alive in Sacramento. Where was Leland?

Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (center) addresses the tenant rally, with State Sen. Mark Leno (left) and Supervisors David Campos and John Avalos (behind Ammiano) looking...

The big real-estate money in SF politics

  By Darwin Bond Graham The tech boom has made San Francisco's real estate the most expensive in the nation. Tech companies, from startups to Fortune...

The Ellis Act, elder abuse, and a trip to the DA’s Office

By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia FEB. 11, 2014 -- On Wednesday, Feb 5, citing California Penal Code Section 368, we -- the evicted,...

Citywide tenant convention: “This is the start of a movement”

By Tim Redmond FEB.10, 2014 -- Among the old-timers at the San Francisco tenants convention Saturday, the same question kept coming up: When was the...

Fighting evictions – at all levels

By Tim Redmond Jeremy Mykaels is still in his home. And that's very good news. The longtime Castro resident who is living with AIDS – and...