It took five years of legal tug-of-war, but San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera finally got the notorious Lembi family — The City’s most abusive large-scale landlord — to accept a court settlement forcing them to pay San Francisco millions and either clean up their act or leave town. Read More
One of the largest landlords in The City, which is already facing a slew of lawsuits for allegedly withholding tenants’ deposits, is the subject of a new class-action lawsuit — this one related to labor laws.
The housing empire of more than 7,000 apartments — controlled until last year by CitiApartments, the Lembi Group, Skyline Realty and associated companies — has been hit hard by the real estate slump and dour credit market. Read More