evictions

Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

 

Supervisor Aaron Peskin is facing a lone challenger, Tim Donnelly, for his District 3 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Peskin faces one challenger in quest for four-year term as supervisor

After defeating Mayor Ed Lee’s appointee to the Board of Supervisors last…

 

Michelle Malliett, an early education para and after school teacher, arrives at a rally on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in light of her possible eviction after her building in San Francisco was purchased by a tech executive. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF educator settles eviction case over using household appliances

Two San Francisco-based tech workers who served a public school educator with…

 

Despite efforts by city officials to protect tenants from losing their homes, overall evictions continued to increase.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco evictions continue to rise each year since 2010

As real estate prices have soared amid San Francisco’s technology boom in…

Despite efforts by city officials to protect tenants from losing their homes, overall evictions continued to increase.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
An amendment to San Francisco's administrative code could prevent educators from certain no-fault evictions during the school year. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Teachers could be exempt from no-fault evictions during school year

Evicting teachers who live and work in San Francisco for reasons beyond…

An amendment to San Francisco's administrative code could prevent educators from certain no-fault evictions during the school year. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Before her death, Marie Hatch lived in this cottage at 625 California Dr. in Burlingame. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Gentrification evictions could amount to elder abuse

Evictions in the Bay Area, where the cost of living has skyrocketed…

Before her death, Marie Hatch lived in this cottage at 625 California Dr. in Burlingame. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City Hall 2015: dominated by housing crisis, capped off by political change

San Francisco’s City Hall has said goodbye to another year of rising…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee does not veto new tenants’ rights legislation

After days of speculation and a showdown between tenant advocates and small…

Tenant rights groups have reason to celebrate after Mayor Ed Lee did not veto  bill that protects against evictions. (Gabriele Lurie/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee does not veto Eviction Protections 2.0 but leaves it unsigned

After days of speculation and a showdown between tenant advocates and small…

Tenant rights groups have reason to celebrate after Mayor Ed Lee did not veto  bill that protects against evictions. (Gabriele Lurie/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Housing SF homeless students may cause them to leave the school district

Efforts to house San Francisco’s homeless families with students in the public…

Ron Conway/Mike Koozmin 2013/SF Examiner

Tech investor, SF mayoral backer Ron Conway continues to sink big bucks into local elections

Money from the mayor’s most prominent backer — tech investor Ron Conway…

Ron Conway/Mike Koozmin 2013/SF Examiner
Mayor Ed Lee announced on Wednesday The City’s purchase of a parcel at 490 South Van Ness Ave., above, to build no less than 72 below-market-rate family rental units. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

First-ever housing balance report shows SF needs to better preserve below-market-rate homes

San Francisco needs to better preserve its below-market-rate housing while building more…

Mayor Ed Lee announced on Wednesday The City’s purchase of a parcel at 490 South Van Ness Ave., above, to build no less than 72 below-market-rate family rental units. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Jack Halprin

Jack Halprin, Google attorney and target of anti-eviction activists, dies from cancer

Jack Halprin, the Google attorney who became of a target of anti-eviction…

Jack Halprin
Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco member, Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer holds a sign at a press conference against Airbnb's unregulated rentals. Monday, June 8 2015 at the Airbnb Headquarters, located at 888 Brannan St., San Francisco. Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. Examiner

Effects of Airbnb disputed prior to Board of Supervisors regulation vote

San Francisco voters would support a ballot initiative calling for The City…

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco member, Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer holds a sign at a press conference against Airbnb's unregulated rentals. Monday, June 8 2015 at the Airbnb Headquarters, located at 888 Brannan St., San Francisco. Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. Examiner
Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. ExaminerSupervisor David Campos is shown during a Monday rally for short-term rental reform.

SF supes postpone controversial vote on changing Airbnb law

San Francisco’s Airbnb debate continues to rage on after the Board of…

Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. ExaminerSupervisor David Campos is shown during a Monday rally for short-term rental reform.
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The ExaminerThe Board of Supervisors voted 7 to 4 to adopt the moratorium

Mission market-rate housing moratorium fails

Fearing displacement and the loss of the historic working-class Latino culture, hundreds…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The ExaminerThe Board of Supervisors voted 7 to 4 to adopt the moratorium
File photoDavid Campos

Campos: Limited land in the Mission – save it for affordable or luxury?

My proposed moratorium on the development of luxury housing in the Mission…

File photoDavid Campos
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerCoalition members called for city officials to immediately begin efforts to collect more than $25 million in past due taxes owed by Airbnb at a press conference Nov. 24 at the global headquarters of Airbnb in San Francisco.

Second effort to regulate Airbnb in SF advances for a June 9 showdown

San Francisco’s second attempt to regulate short-term rentals is once again igniting…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerCoalition members called for city officials to immediately begin efforts to collect more than $25 million in past due taxes owed by Airbnb at a press conference Nov. 24 at the global headquarters of Airbnb in San Francisco.
Photo by Natasha Dangond/Special to the SF ExaminerHousing Rights Committee of San Francisco member

SF housing crisis takes on larger role in Airbnb debate

San Francisco’s debate over short-term rental regulations is heating up after a…

Photo by Natasha Dangond/Special to the SF ExaminerHousing Rights Committee of San Francisco member
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMore than half of the children in southern Chinatown experienced tooth decay in 2013-14

Tooth decay still high among Chinatown kindergartners

Tooth decay rates among kindergarteners have decreased nearly threefold over the past…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMore than half of the children in southern Chinatown experienced tooth decay in 2013-14