Sunday, January 17, 2021

Tag: Tenants Union

Seems like everyone is against the Airbnb bill

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 3, 2104 –Pretty amazing how many opponents David Chiu’s Airbnb legislation has drawn. At a noon press conference today, the landlords and the tenants, hotel workers...

Sup. Cohen takes campaign money from Ellis Act evictors — UPDATED

  By Tim Redmond AUGUST 25, 2014 -- Some of the biggest and most loyal campaign donors to Sup. Malia Cohen have been involved in Ellis Act evictions, an analysis of...

Is Chiu a key to DCCC vote on anti-speculation tax?

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- The fate of a ballot measure to curtail real-estate speculation in San Francisco could come down to a handful of votes at the...

Politics: The future of Airbnb regulations

By Tim Redmond JULY 10, 2014 -- There won’t be an Airbnb initiative on the November ballot – but the issue, and the possibility of a citywide vote, hasn’t gone...

How do we solve the Airbnb problem?

Calvin Welch (left) and Sup. David Chiu have very different approaches to dealing with Airbnb. By Tim Redmond MAY 1, 2014-- It's pretty clear that San Francisco is (finally) going to...

Politics on Tuesday: City College, Airbnb, and District 8

Will the mayor admit that the city attorney was right?Photo by Luke Thomas By Tim Redmond The accrediting commission that's been trying to shut down City College just warned San Francisco...

Plan to legalize in-laws stirs fear of density — and renters

By Tim Redmond MARCH 24, 2014 -- A proposal by Sup. David Chiu to offer amnesty for in-law apartments today ran into a classic San Francisco buzz saw: Opposition to...

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 last time we saw this...

Tenants explain why Campos bill is needed

  By Tim Redmond Sup. David Campos announced a bill today that would substantially increase relocation fees for tenants at a press event featuring three heart-rending (and all-too typical) stories of...

How tech can be part of the solution

By Tim Redmond It’s getting to be a war zone out there, a class war zone – and if the mayor hasn’t noticed it, the signs should have been clear...