Stories about Tenants

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

The strategy of running two progressive candidates for mayor didn't work -- and the left needs to get better about vote-by-mail turnout

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

... plus public-notice and supporting the Tenants Union. That's The Agenda for June 24 to July 1

The Agenda, June 18-24: Supes to radically change notice requirements on development

Plus how to support the Tenants Union and the first big debate for D10 candidates

Tenant Troubles: Can I add two roommates? Should I?

Is it a good idea to move out, sort of, but keep a rent-controlled unit by subletting to new "roommates?"

Tenant Troubles: How do I get my roommate to leave?

It's not easy -- and it shouldn't be. Hiring a lawyer and doing an eviction is expensive and ugly, so look for other options

First results: Breed ahead, Tasers losing, tenants winning

The absentee votes are, as predicted, fairly conservative. But good news for tenants and bad news for the cops

Down to the wire, the race gets even nastier

A new dark money PAC funded by big landlords attacks Leno and Kim for taking money from big landlords -- which isn't true

Tech and real-estate money pours into SF mayoral race

The same forces that blocked Leno's Ellis Act reform now say he was ineffective on homelessness -- and that's just the start of the landlord barrage

Where the mayoral candidates stood on regulating Airbnb

The role of the tech industry is a major issue in the race. We look back at where Breed, Kim, and Leno stood on the heated battle over short-term rentals