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  • #76toSF Campaign

    Op-ed by Amina Rubio & Susan Marsh (originally published 1/20/2020 in the SF Examiner – detailing tenants efforts to push Veritas to sell its buildings to the city or a non-speculative entity. To clarify: tenants do not have to move just because their building is for sale! They have the right to stay in their homes under their existing rental agreements, to organize and to fight landlord harassment intended to push them out so owners can jack the rents to market rate. Contact HRCSF for more details on your rights.) Veritas Should Sell Its Buildings to The City or a … (click for more)

  • California Tenant & Housing Justice Groups Oppose Scott Wiener’s SB 50

    A statewide coalition of California housing justice and tenants rights groups have sent a letter to State Sen. Scott Wiener and the California Legislature, opposing his land-use deregulation bill, SB 50. Those organizations include the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco, San Francisco Tenants Union, the Coalition on Homelessness, San Diego Tenants Union, Tenant Sanctuary of Santa Cruz, the Sacramento Tenants Union, Tenants Together, Los Angeles-based Housing Is A Human Right, and many others. “On behalf of the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco and the below signed organizations,” the letter states, “we are writing to firmly oppose SB 50 … (click for more)

  • Take Action With Veritas Tenants

    Veritas tenants reached out to the Castro Merchants Association, who hosted December’s Castro tree lighting with major sponsorship from Veritas Investments, conveying their disappointment with the Association’s decision to work with Veritas. Their president sympathized with tenants and asked for people to send emails to their email address to show the rest of their leadership that partnering with Veritas is unacceptable.    Please send an email to today! Here is a letter template, and feel free to add your own reasons for why a small-business association should not associate with a real estate investment firm that has priced or forced out many … (click for more)


    California now has state price control and just cause for all multi-unit buildings and some single family homes with a certificate of occupancy issued more than 15 years ago. See details on this new law by clicking on this link or going to “tenants rights info” tab above and clicking on AB 1482.

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