Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tag: Peter Owens

Supes refuse to allow building owners to profit from evicting senior

The Board of Supes sent a clear message today that people who evict seniors shouldn’t get a lucrative permit to turn former apartments into condos. The vote was 10-1, with...

Supes asked to allow condos where centenarian was evicted

The owners of a Page Street building who evicted a centenarian who died shortly after losing her home are asking the Board of Supes to overturn a decision denying them the...

The Agenda: Taxing Uber and Lyft …

THE AGENDA There’s not a lot going on at City Hall this week; everyone seems to be too busy campaigning. But Sup. Aaron Peskin is introducing an interesting resolution...

Planning Commission rejects condo application after 100-year-old was evicted

The San Francisco City Planning Commission unanimously rejected an attempt by the building owners who evicted 100-year-old Iris Canada to convert their property to condos after every single commissioner...

Will SF allow the owner who evicted a 100-year-old to get a condo conversion permit?

The SF Planning Commission is set to vote Thursday/11 on allowing the owners of the building where Iris Canada was evicted to convert to condominiums. The centenarian died shortly after...

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

DIALOGUES FOR LIFE When I was studying to be a psychoanalyst, one of my teachers, Dr. Irma Birman, shared a recollection from her childhood to illustrate the concept of...

A move to halt condo conversion of Iris Canada’s home

Housing rights activists are urging the Department of Public Works to halt the proposed condo conversion for the six units at 668-678 Page. The building is the former residence of centenarian...

The life and death of Iris Canada, the 100-year-old victim of eviction

Iris Canada, 100, sat in a wheelchair looking frail and tired but not without the touch of her impeccable sense of style; yellow blazer, a sleek ebony wig paired...

Iris Canada dies a month after her eviction

Iris Canada, a centenarian who was evicted from her apartment at 670 Page St. last month, has died. Canada was hospitalized shortly after the eviction and couldn't recover from...

Landlord seizes 100-year-old woman’s possessions

Iris Canada, the 100-year-old woman who was just evicted from her Page Street home, was back in the hospital Tuesday night when a team of movers hired by the...