Author: Katherin

Repeal Costa Hawkins!

Tenants paid a visit on December 5 to State Assemblymember David Chiu’s San Francisco office to pressure him to schedule a hearing on the Costa Hawkins repeal measure (AB 1506) in the Housing and Community Development committee that he chairs.

City promises no displacement without comparable units for Bayview vets

At the November 16 SF Planning Commission meeting, city representatives promised that none of the Bayview vets who live in Judy Wu properties will be displaced before comparable housing is found for them. The commissioners rejected the discretionary review that

Statewide tenants conference

About 450 tenants from across the state of California gathered at Alameda High School in the city of Alameda on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 to learn from each other and to strategize on key tenant issues, including

No Ellis Act at 3039-41 California!

We’re fighting an Ellis Act at 3039-3041 California where long-time tenants are at threat of eviction by their new landlord. This building is home to some of the few black, senior and disabled female tenants who have managed to remain

Tenants rights poster campaign

Check it out! The San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition, which includes Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco and other housing justice groups throughout the city, just released a new tenant rights poster campaign on city buses along with new multi-language resource

HRCSF Staffer receives award

Alicia Sandoval, HRCSF’s Mission District Counselor and Organizer, speaks before the SF Board of Supervisors on September 5 after receiving recognition for her work helping to house tenants at 5 Persia who had to leave because their basement rooms were

15 Vets fight displacement

San Francisco – Four of 15 low-income vets with federally subsidized vouchers, who face displacement from 15 units declared illegal by the city, appeared before the SF Planning Commission on Thursday, July 27 to ask that the commissioners not allow