Tenancy In Common

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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

'Painted Ladies' of Alamo Square (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Reject San Francisco’s Bid For Ellis Act Exemption

San Francisco has lost its bid, for now, to change state law to make it harder to evict renters from housing properties. City officials are trying to change California’s Ellis Act to help reduce rental evictions.

06/18/2014

A sold sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Compromise Plan For SF Condo Conversions Moves Forward, May Benefit Affordable Housing

San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Land Use Committee has approved a compromise plan dealing with condo conversions that’s making affordable housing advocates happy if the full board decides to pass it.

04/23/2013

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