SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Dozens of people in San Francisco are standing up for a disabled woman about to get evicted Wednesday.
With signs in hand, demonstrators lined up on the steps of her apartment on Guerrero St. near 20th at 6 a.m.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Girl Dead, Woman Wounded in Friday-Evening Shooting in San Francisco
The woman, who’s in her late 50s, has been living there for more than 25 years. Google employee Jack Halprin bought the property in 2012 for $1.4 million. He served tenants Ellis Act eviction notices in February 2014.READ MORE: Belmont Police Search for Missing Woman and Her 3-Year-Old Son
Other residents in the building have fought the evictions, but neighbors say she has a mental disability that prevented her from filing appeal papers.
“She’s not getting the same legal aid that the rest of us are as a result of her disability,” housing advocate Evan Wolkenstein said.MORE NEWS: Grass Fire That Burned 15 Acres on Altamont Pass Slows Traffic for Hours
Sheriff Mirkarimi has not removed the woman from her studio apartment yet, but he’s expected to show up some time Wednesday.