Stories about Tenants

The renters’ lament: A neighborhood, a community, and a wave of TICs

Theresa Flandrich holds up a map of TICS in North Beach By Tim Redmond You could see the pain that so many communities are suffering on...

City Beat: Serial Ellis Evictors and mid-Market community benefits (or not)

A map of all the no-fault evictions in the city (antievictionmap.squarespace.com)   By Tim Redmond I'm not a church-going sort, but at least once a year I...

Tenants planning 2014 agenda

Tenants packed the LGBT center to talk about how to fight back  By Tim Redmond There had to be 250 people at the Castro Tenants Convention...

Bad urbanism: Tech and planning forum misses the point

By Zelda Bronstein On Jan. 7, I went to an evening panel discussion at the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association entitled “What Urban...

Tom’s Town: Making Google shuttles pay — and cutting party promoters some slack

By Tom Temprano In today’s San Francisco, $1 doesn’t stand to buy you a whole lot. Sure, it can get you a can of Tecate...

The year San Francisco fought back

By Tim Redmond There was not a lot of good news for my city in 2013: Evictions soared, nonprofits were forced out, artists have become...

POLITICS ON TUESDAY: Jerry Brown’s presidential campaign and the politics of a serious local Ellis Act limit

  By Tim Redmond Willie Brown says he broke the story that Our Governor is thinking about running for president. (Yes, of the United States.) Mark...

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...

LEGAL TAX CHEATING: City loses $137 million to pointless “deferrals”

By Tim Redmond San Francisco has allowed developers to defer $166 million in payments that should have gone to affordable housing, Muni, and childcare, an...

Mayor Lee gets dogged by questions on his friend’s house falling down

By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee came to the Board of Supervisors to talk about dogs, but the issue that dogged him out in the...