2014 Tenants Convention

SF Holds Saturday Tenants Rights Fair

Posted April 24, 2015 by Gen Fujioka

On Saturday, April 25, the San Francisco Anti Displacement Coalition will hold a free citywide Tenants’ Rights Fair to help tenants address the growing threat of evictions in the city.   According to a “SF Eviction Crisis 2015” published by the
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Short-term rentals are more lucrative than permanent housing

San Francisco and Airbnb, Take Two

Posted April 23, 2015 by

The San Francisco Planning Commission votes on April 23 on new regulations for the city’s short-term rental industry. Some of the measures were part of trailing legislation when the Board of Supervisors passed its law last fall; others are Mayor
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Tenants protest at Association of Realtors

Realtors’ Fail to Re-Invent Their Image

Posted April 22, 2015 by Sara Shortt, Kathy Lipscomb, Tracy Parent, and Peter Cohen

Last Friday the San Francisco Association of Realtors penned an Op Ed in the Chronicle lambasting the proposed state bill reforms to the Ellis Act and instead promoting the new local Small Sites Acquisition program as the “solution” to the
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The Tenderloin Revealed

Posted April 21, 2015 by

Today is the release date for my new book, The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco. The book comes during my 35th year working in the Tenderloin, and amidst high hopes for the neighborhood’s future.
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