San Francisco is a step closer to banning questions about criminal backgrounds on applications for jobs and housing in what is called the “Fair Chance” law, which received widespread support at Monday’s supervisor’s meeting.
A husband and wife who have been called the “landlords from hell” for a series of attacks and threats against tenants in a San Francisco apartment building were each sentenced to more than four years in prison Friday.
A husband and wife dubbed the “landlords from hell” for a series of escalating actions and threats made against their tenants have pleaded guilty to multiple felony charges.
According to a report published Monday in the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the General Services Administration advised prospective landlords in late May that the process might be delayed, for an undetermined length of time, because of the sequester-related budget cuts to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The City of San Francisco is cracking down on a property owner it calls a slumlord, after numerous complaints about filthy living conditions at a building on Turk Street.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors tackled the city’s bed bug infestation this week when they unanimously approved legislation giving property owners, tenants and the Health Department more tools to deal with the problem.
Legislation was introduced for consideration at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesay to help tenants who are harassed into moving by their landlords.
The package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.
San Francisco landlords who want to ban smoking entirely on a property will not be able to evict a tenant who smokes if smoking was allowed in the apartment when the tenant signed a lease.
The plan focuses on creating a stronger network for small businesses in San Francisco.