Stories about Tenants

Supes reject Police Commission nominee, approve tenant protections

10-1 votes demand stronger reform advocates to oversee the cops and ban evictions for non-payment of rent during the crisis.

Breed’s choices on cops and homeless face challenges

The Agenda: Supes to question Police Commission appointments, COVID housing policies. Plus: a move to let undocumented people serve on commissions and allow young people to vote.

Big money from the cops is becoming politically toxic

A way to remove obstacles to reform -- plus a move in SF to start to "defund" the SFPD.

At Midtown, loud construction disturbs shelter-in-place

It it really 'necessary' to to make it difficult for vulnerable residents to stay home in peace during the pandemic?

Screen Grabs: ‘5 Blocks’ delves into Mid-Market development quandary

Plus: Searing family trauma in 'Rewind,' light-hearted romance in 'On a Magical Night,' and quiet gem 'South Mountain'

Letter to the Editor: ‘Ceci n’est pas une guillotine’

Is rent extraction really an 'essential service'? And where is the relief for commercial and residential tenants?

Sup. Preston calls for permanent ban on evictions due to COVID-related rent debt

Bill would protect tenants -- and prevent mass displacement -- not just during but after the COVID-19 emerency.

Court agrees to put evictions on hold

Under pressure from just about everyone in local politics, Superior Court finally agrees to delay cases for 90 days.

Coronavirus crisis doesn’t stop eviction cases

Landlord lawyers still demanding that courts rule against tenants and hold trials -- right now, despite shelter-at-home rules.

SF heads toward eviction moratorium

Preston, Breed working to block landlords from throwing out tenants during coronavirus crisis.