Stories about Tenants

Arts Forecast: 48 Hills Spring Gala, How Weird Street Faire, New Wave Prom…

2 Blocks of Art, SF.Mutek, Hot Chip, AI Cephalopod, Cinco de Marr-o, MorMor, and more arts events this week.

Activists warn of a new landlord scam: Seismic upgrade evictions

Hearing on Telegraph Hill building sheds light on a potential threat to thousands of SF renters.

Should the tech boom pay the costs of the tech boom?

The IPOs will make the housing market even worse. Should we use the budget surplus to build affordable housing? That's The Agenda for April 21-28.

BREAKING: Breed’s Rent Board appointee resigns

Facing a possible rejection at the Board of Supes, Reese Isbell steps down and the mayor appoints a respected tenant lawyer to the job.

Supes vote on Breed’s Rent Board appointee will be political test

Are there eight votes to defy the mayor's appointment of a Rent Board member who many say is clearly unqualified?

Tenant representation and spy technology

Supes committee to vote on Breed's Rent Board appointee -- and on a measure to control surveillance in San Francisco (which the cops are trying to derail). That's The Agenda for April 16-21

Supes reject plan that would shadow Soma park

In direct rebuke to mayor, board says that a developer can't buy off the city when it comes to blocking sunshine in a crowded neighborhood.

The bizarre argument in favor of Wiener’s housing bill

Sup. Vallie Brown tries to make the convoluted case for letting the private market solve our housing crisis.

Breed Rent Board appointment raises issues for tenants

Ignoring 40 years of precedent, mayor appoints a political ally who has no ties to the organized tenant community.

How to take housing out of the private market

The Agenda: Sup. Fewer has an idea that—with adequate funding—could radically change homelessness, gentrification, and the way the city handles housing.