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  • 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)

  • Give Today and Join our $40 for 40 Years Campaign

    For the last 4 decades, the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco has been fighting for the right to stay neighbor by neighbor, building by building and neighborhood by neighborhood. This year, along with rent control in San Francisco, we turn 40! So many evictions are 100% preventable, and we are on the frontlines of ensuring that no one is evicted because they didn’t know what their rights were. We have done so much in our last 40 years and are just getting started! Will you stand with us and help celebrate our 40th anniversary with a gift of $40 … (click for more)

  • No to SB 50. No to displacing low-income, working class tenants!

    Tenant Rights, Neighborhood & Community Groups Oppose Wiener’s SB50 Speculation Bonus Bill Will Displace Long Term Tenants   The Dangers of SB 50: It will deregulate local residential zoning control throughout California, creating value potentials that will exacerbate real estate speculation. It will inflate property values, which will, in turn inflate surrounding rents leading to more displacement It has no enforceable tenant protections in the bill since cities like San Francisco have no way to track rental histories. It’s temporary “sensitive communities” exclusion doesn’t adequately protect communities vulnerable to displacement Tenant rights, labor, neighborhood, and community groups oppose Senator Weiner’s … (click for more)

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