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  • HRCSF 2020 Ballot Endorsements

      Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco has been fighting for tenant rights for more than 40 years now. While we focus on organizing tenants to stay in their homes, fight for their communities and learn their housing rights to share with friends and neighbors, we also encourage folks to turn out and VOTE!   Below are our 2020 endorsements and voter information in English, Spanish and Chinese, as well as graphics you can post on social media and/or downloadable full page sheets you can print to post in your buildings, coffee shops or laundromats. See you on the streets … (click for more)

  • A QUICK AND EASY GUIDE TO THE RIGHTS OF SAN FRANCISCO TENANTS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

    Tenant protections for those affected by COVID-19 now exist on three levels — the local, state and federal. Here’s a quick guide to what your rights are as a tenant affected by COVID-19. NOTE: this guide only applies to San Francisco tenants. If you live outside SF, contact Tenants Together. RENT OCTOBER – JANUARY Starting in October, a new state law (SB 3088) mandates that if you can’t pay rent for the months from October 2020 to January 2021 due to a COVID-19 hardship, you must sign a declaration of COVID-19 -related financial distress and pay 25% of the rent when rent is … (click for more)

  • Important Updates & HRCSF Offices Temporarily Closed in Response to COVID-19

    Dearest Community, This last week has been trying for many of us, at the Housing Rights Committee of SF the health and safety of our community is of utmost importance. Which is why we are closing our offices until further notices and doing our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. We believe that physical distancing and social solidarity are both needed at this time which is why we are not distancing ourselves from our commitments to tenants in SF and will continue to provide the necessary services that keep thousands in their homes. We will still be providing services in … (click for more)

  • #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)

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