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SF City Attorney To Appeal Court’s Ruling To End Ellis Act-Relocation Payments

San Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced on Wednesday that they would appeal a federal court’s ruling that quashes mandatory relocation payments for the city’s tenants evicted through California’s Ellis Act.

10/22/2014

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Landlords Challenge San Francisco Law That Compensates Evicted Tenants Through Relocation Fees In Court

A pair of senior citizens who live in a small home in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood say it’s unfair that they should have to pay $117,000 to help their evicted tenant find a new place to live.

10/06/2014

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Judge Declines Banks’ Effort To Block Richmond Eminent Domain Plan On Underwater Mortgages

A federal judge in San Francisco sided with the City of Richmond in its effort to take over mortgages from hundreds of struggling homeowners by denying a request from banks for a preliminary injunction because it’s too premature to decide.

09/12/2013

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