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SF Supes Approve Big Hike In Ellis Act Payouts

KCBS In Depth: San Francisco’s Housing Crisis From The Landlord’s Perspective

KCBS’ Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Janan New, executive director of the San Francisco Apartment Association—a nonprofit and advocacy group for owners of rental property in the city. She says that they are contemplating a lawsuit over the relocation fees proposed by Supervisor David Campos and passed by the Board of Supervisors.

04/14/2014

(l-r) Supervisors Mark Farrell from District 2, Scott Wiener from District 8 and Jane Kim from District 6 are sworn in at a San Francisco City Hall, January 8, 2011.

Bill Would Force SF New Property Owners To Hold Buildings For 5 Years Before Evictions

A 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.

02/24/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks during a press conference at the Alice Griffith housing project on August 31, 2011.

KCBS In Depth: Tommi Avicolli Mecca of SF’s Housing Rights Committee On The City’s Housing Crisis

Tommi Avicolli Mecca from San Francisco’s Housing Rights Committee addresses what she calls a housing emergency in the City, which includes; an “epidemic of evictions, scarce affordable housing, and the highest rents” in the country.

02/03/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Discuss Alarming Ellis Act Eviction Rates With City Tenants

Tenants advocates in San Francisco want the Board of Supervisors to do more about the number of evictions in the city.

11/15/2013

Winchester Ranch Mobile Home Community in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Mobile Home Park Residents Face Eviction For Condo Development

About 145 low-income and disabled seniors living at mobile home park in San Jose face the possibility of being evicted as the owner considers selling the property to a developer of market-rate condominiums.

10/23/2013

'Big Brother' Season 14 Premiere Full Of Twists & Surprises

‘Big Brother’ Season 14 Premiere Full Of Twists & Surprises

CBS 5′ “Big Brother” returned for a 14th season Thursday night, complete with a few surprises, twists and even an elimination…

07/13/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Renters Face Eviction After Landlord Foreclosed

Tenant and housing advocates gathered outside a San Francisco Mission District bank on Thursday with three single mothers who are facing eviction.

04/26/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Proposes California Homeowner Bill Of Rights

The package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.

02/29/2012