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San Francisco Tenants Union

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)

Rent Board Report: San Francisco Demolition Evictions Up 300 Percent

Tenant activists say a new evictions report by San Francisco’s Rent Board shows how serious the housing crisis has become in the City.

03/24/2014

SF groups protest a planned Ellis Act conviction Wednesday. (CBS)

SF Politicians, Tenant’s Rights Groups Rally To Support Family Facing Ellis Act Eviction

Politicians and tenant’s rights activists blocked the stairwell of a Jackson Street apartment building in San Francisco Wednesday to show support for the Lee family who are scheduled to be evicted under the Ellis Act because a new property owner bought their building.

09/25/2013

Occupy SF marchers block Battery St. and Pacific Ave. in San Francisco to protest cuts to public education, November 16, 2011. (Dan McMenamin/Bay City News)

Occupy SF Protest March Targets Banks, Foreclosures

Occupy San Francisco protesters teamed up with legal and housing rights organizations Saturday to advocate for housing rights throughout the city.

12/03/2011

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