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  • November 15: Rally to Roll Back the Rent!

    Energized by the recent rent rollback for 500+ tenants in 34 buildings throughout SF, Veritas tenants are rallying again on FRIDAY, NOV. 15 at 4:30 PM at 1 Bush St., to roll back the rents at more buildings across SF. Join us! Our immediate demands of Veritas are: – Cancelation of pending capital improvement passthroughs – Rollback of ALL capital improvement passthroughs already impacting tenants – Rollback of ALL operations & maintenance rent increases ruled on prior to last year’s change in the law Additionally, we are putting out a call to the Board of Supervisors for a citywide rent freeze on … (click for more)

  • Organizing & Direct Action Works! The Latest Victory for Veritas Tenants

    Veritas Tenants Win Cancelation of All Mortgage Rent Increases After months of public pressure and protests, SF’s largest landlord drops all O&M rent increases filed since change of law After months of public pressure and protests, including a huge march that shut down four blocks of mid-day traffic, tenants under SF’s largest landlord, Veritas Investments, won a key demand: the immediate cancelation of all 7% Operations & Maintenance (O&M) rent increases imposed by Veritas since the change in the law last year. “It’s been an arduous fight, but I feel like we won a battle for the rights of tenants … (click for more)

  • Our 40th Anniversary Party!

    Let’s celebrate 40 years of tenant power and resilience together! Buy your tickets now. Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco (HRCSF) turns 40 and we are having a party! You are invited to join the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco for its first benefit celebration, honoring four decades of power and resilience. Join us on Thursday, September 19th 2019 for an unforgettable evening of delicious international cuisine and drinks provided by local caterers, performances by the Lion Dance Me Company, live entertainment provided by Adelante, listen to inspiring featured guest keynote speaker Dawn Phillips (Rights To The City), and members of our incredible community … (click for more)

  • Thank You for Supporting Housing Rights

    In May we set a bold challenge for ourselves, to raise $20,000 in a month. Through all the donations we received, we raised $5000 from 50 individual supporters! Now we want to express a huge thank you to everyone that gave! These $5000 will ensure we have the resources that make our every day organizing possible. They will be used for many things including:  Printing the materials used when doorknocking new buildings we are trying to work with Getting the food for tenant meetings where neighbors are breaking bread and strategizing on how they will fight for their rights to be respected Sending tenant leaders from project-based sec 8 buildings … (click for more)

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