Stories about Tenants

Politics on Tuesday: A challenge to Wiener in D8?

By Tim Redmond When Sup. Scott Wiener showed up at the Castro tenants convention, he was doing what any good politician would do in an...

Speculation tax leads ideas at Haight tenant convention

Sup Eric Mar listens at the Haight-Richmond tenant convention   By Tim Redmond The Park Branch library was so packed for the Haight-Richmond tenant convention that people...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk (or Dianne Feinstein) at the airport

By Tom Temprano I managed to squeeze in a rare out-of-states trip to Mexico this past week and found myself doing my finest 6am zombie...

City beat: Mayor Ed Lee’s “road to Sacramento” and the impact of Google buses

By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee agreed Tuesday that the way speculators are using the Ellis Act in San Francisco is "unacceptable." He said some...

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...