Ellis Act

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMany blame tech workers

Is rent control hurting San Francisco’s middle class?

The menace in 1999 was the SUV. It was a symbol of…

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMany blame tech workers
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoCouple Gum Gee Lee and Poon Heung Lee were evicted from their longtime Jackson Street home last year after the building owner decided to get out of the rental business.

Tenant advocates seek support for reforming Ellis Act

Tenant advocates in The City and across California are pushing reform of…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoCouple Gum Gee Lee and Poon Heung Lee were evicted from their longtime Jackson Street home last year after the building owner decided to get out of the rental business.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe 24th Street corridor has the highest concentration of Latino-owned business in the Mission district.

24th Street merchants seek help in keeping longtime businesses in changing neighborhood

The commercial landscape in the Mission district today is a far cry…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe 24th Street corridor has the highest concentration of Latino-owned business in the Mission district.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoAfter 34 years at their Jackson Street apartment

Community member aids evicted Lee family in finding new home

After months of a fruitless housing hunt, it wasn’t the Mayor’s Office…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoAfter 34 years at their Jackson Street apartment
Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerAs evictions rise in San Francisco

Slowing SF evictions could be about supply and demand

A recent uptick in evictions across San Francisco has tenant advocates claiming…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerAs evictions rise in San Francisco
File photoDavid Campos

S.F. considers boost to tenant protections

San Francisco is one of few cities with protections in place for…

File photoDavid Campos
Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerThe Lee family's belongings sit outside their apartment.

Evicted family stays in home past second deadline as they search for a new home

Sunday marked the expiration of not the first, but second reprieve granted…

Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerThe Lee family's belongings sit outside their apartment.
Anti-Eviction Mapping Project

Time-lapse map shows Ellis Act impacts

Tenant advocates who have been calling Ellis Act evictions an epidemic in…

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoGum Gee Lee

Evicted San Francisco family given 12 more days to find new housing

The Lee family’s 10-day reprieve from a high-profile Ellis Act eviction expires…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoGum Gee Lee
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerFrom left

San Francisco mayor intervenes to help Ellis Act-evicted family stay in home temporarily

Only about a dozen people stood outside the Lee family’s Jackson Street…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerFrom left

San Francisco family remains in home on Ellis Act eviction day

An all-day demonstration Wednesday appears to have delayed the "inevitable" - as…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoAfter 34 years at their Jackson Street apartment

Rally planned for San Francisco family facing Ellis Act eviction

At an undisclosed time today, the Sheriff’s Department plans to carry out…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoAfter 34 years at their Jackson Street apartment
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGum Gee Lee and Poon Heung Lee stand in the doorway of the Jackson Street home where they've raised seven children and which they will soon be forced to leave. The family

Ellis Act evictions changing landscape of San Francisco housing

Home for Gum Gee Lee and her husband, Poon Heung Lee, has…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGum Gee Lee and Poon Heung Lee stand in the doorway of the Jackson Street home where they've raised seven children and which they will soon be forced to leave. The family