Andrew Szeto

Andrew Szeto is a writer based in San Francisco.

Articles by Andrew Szeto

Empress Hotel is installing new elevator

Kim, Activists Seek SRO Elevator Fix

Posted June 24, 2014 by

A Board of Supervisor hearing on June 23 sought to clarify the growing problem of elevator access in SRO hotels. Around two dozen seniors and people with disabilities spoke at the hearing, many coming from the  Senior and Disability Action
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Supporters watch hearing in overflow room

Tenants Win Argument, Lose Vote

Posted June 19, 2014 by

Ellis Act reform faced defeat on June 18 after Senator Mark Leno’s SB 1439 lost 3-4 in the State Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee. The bill, which would have prevented real estate speculators from Ellis Act evicting tenants within
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