Stories about Rent Control

Airbnb makes housing crisis much worse, city study shows

As many as 30 percent of the available rentals in the Mission are off the market and used as hotel rooms; the Chiu legislation...

The politics and economics of the new tenant-protection proposals

Kim's eviction regulations will infuriate the big landlord lobby -- but they could be good news for the local economy By Tim Redmond MARCH 13, 2015...

The Agenda, May 11-17: Housing Blues, unmasking the sharing economy, understanding community victories and more

We look at the key political issues and events coming up in the city this week By Tim Redmond MAY 11, 2015 – The Chron calls...

Stories of displacement — and resistance

National video project uses San Francisco as a case study in how to fight back against eviction   MAY 7, 2015 -- The eviction crisis in...

The Agenda, May 4-10: Housing protests, housing policies, and housing politics

When is it "political games" and when is it political reality? And it's fun to see the mayor praising Chris Daly, who did exactly...

Union workers to rally at ParkMerced

Janitors and maintenance workers lost their jobs when developer hired a new contractor By Tim Redmond APRIL 22, 2015 – Union maintenance workers and janitors, backed...

The Agenda, March 30-April 5: The mayor’s eviction bungle, Newsom dredges further into the muck, and more

By Tim Redmond MARCH 30, 2015 – One day after tenant organizers worked hard to bring attention to an eviction attempt in Chinatown that demonstrated...

More artists facing eviction on Market. What was the mayor thinking?

Was Ed Lee totally clueless when he decided to give tax breaks for tech companies? Or doesn't he care if poor people and nonprofits...

That bizarre rent-hike eviction in Bernal Heights

The worse abuse of of a rent-law loophole that we've ever seen is creating a furor among neighbors -- and a citywide discussion of...

In Richmond, a battle over a council seat — and the role of grassroots groups

Should four members of a community-based organization control the City Council? Why is that so frightening? By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 24, 2015 – The Richmond City...