Cynthia Fong

California’s Ellis Act enables landlords to evict all tenants in a building if the landlord keeps the entire building off the rental market for at least five years. (Jessica Christian/2014 S.F. Examiner)

The Ellis Act does not make sense

According to the Anti Eviction Mapping Project, tenants have been evicted from…

California’s Ellis Act enables landlords to evict all tenants in a building if the landlord keeps the entire building off the rental market for at least five years. (Jessica Christian/2014 S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Board of Supevisors unanimously passed new legislation to protect tenants from landlords who abuse owner-move in evictions. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

How owner move-in reform will affect SF tenants and landlords

Owner move-in reform unanimously passed through the Board of Supervisors on July…

The San Francisco Board of Supevisors unanimously passed new legislation to protect tenants from landlords who abuse owner-move in evictions. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Housing Rights Committee has counseled more than 300 tenants across The City in the past yeas. (Courtesy photo)

A year in housing justice on San Francisco’s West Side

The Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco, a tenants rights organization that…

The Housing Rights Committee has counseled more than 300 tenants across The City in the past yeas. (Courtesy photo)