Ellis Act Legislation By State Senator Mark Leno Of San Francisco Passes SenateThe measure passed after a few tweaks by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco. It heads to the Assembly this summer.
San Francisco Rent Board Swamped As Rents, Evictions RiseAmid sky-high rents and a flood of evictions, the San Francisco Rent Board is unable to keep up with the overwhelming number of housing complaints.
Time-Lapse Map Illustrates Explosion Of Evictions In San FranciscoA group of anti-eviction activists who say gentrification is dramatically changing San Francisco have mapped evictions in the city over nearly two decades to “de-isolate” the eviction phenomenon and raise awareness about what neighborhoods are turning over.
San Francisco Real Estate Investor Tops ‘Dirty Thirty’ List Over Ellis Act EvictionsElba Borgen is a woman whose name strikes fear in the heart of many San Francisco tenants. She tops the so-called “Dirty Thirty” list of real estate investors who have used the Ellis Act to evict long-time San Francisco tenants from their homes.
Landlords Sued For Evicting Tenants And Re-Renting San Francisco Properties To Tourists San Francisco's City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed two lawsuits against landlords he believes illegally rented properties to tourists after evicting long-time tenants, two of which are disabled.
San Francisco Landlords Threaten To Sue City Over Increased Ellis Act FeesA group of San Francisco landlords said they are preparing to file a lawsuit against the city after the Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to increase the amount of tenant relocation fees for Ellis Act evictions.
Protesters Take To San Francisco's Mission District, Demonstrate Against Ellis Act EvictionsProtesters at 24th and Mission streets in San Francisco loudly demonstrated the latest round of what they call unfair Ellis Act evictions.
Bill Would Force SF New Property Owners To Hold Buildings For 5 Years Before EvictionsA San Francisco state senator is introducing a bill on Monday where new property buyers in the city would be forced to own their buildings for five years before they could evict renters.

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