Sunday, January 17, 2021

Tag: Tenants Union

Our top stories of 2019

From the election of Chesa Boudin and Dean Preston to a renewed spirit of arts and culture in the face of displacement, the 48 Hills team was kept on...

Supes look to protect tenants while planners make the housing crisis worse

UPDATE: The item on the Hines tower has been updated to reflect new numbers. Sup. Matt Haney is pushing legislation that would extend eviction protections to buildings constructed after 1979....

The big money in the major SF races

The San Francisco Chronicle finally got around to covering the story about Sup. Vallie Brown evicting tenants last week, almost three weeks after SF Weekly first broke the news...

Sup. Vallie Brown evicted low-income tenants

Sup. Vallie Brown has a narrative driving her campaign: She had a difficult childhood, faced evictions and homelessness, and is now working to protect the rights of tenants. Here’s...

Who’s paying for a D5 poll aimed at attacking Preston?

Somebody has paid for a poll in the D5 supes campaign that is clearly testing messaging that might be used against challenger Dean Preston – and it raises issues...

Will progressive Democratic Party slate collapse over D5 race?

The San Francisco Democratic Party will decide Wednesday night who to endorse in the fall elections – and there’s a schism in what was seen in the past as...

Oakland budget fight focuses on city revenue

On June 24, Oakland's City Council will be six days away from the June 30 deadline to pass the next two-year budget. A special meeting is scheduled for Monday/24...

Celebrate 40 years of rent control — and support the Tenants Union

If you live in San Francisco, and you pay rent, you can thank the Tenants Union for the fact that you are still here. The Tenants Union was the driving...

SF rent control turns 40

Sometimes even long-time San Franciscans take the city's rent control regulations for granted, but we need to remember that we have tenant projections today because ordinary people fought for...

We’ve been counted and studied. We still don’t have homes.

“Excuse me, how many of you are sleeping under there?” a nasal voice yelled into the cardboard box my mama and me were sleeping in near the LA river....