1998

Moratorium On Evictions Resurfaces

Landlords allege the city is in contempt by allowing a moratorium of evictions of seniors and those with disabilities to continue despite a Superior Court Judge’s ruling that the law is unconstitutional.

1998

Leaving without shame

THC Attorney Raquel Fox represents three long-time residents who choose to have compassion for the new owners evicting them from their long-time home.

1999

First court case tests S.F. tenant eviction law

SF courts get the first landlord challenge to a law requiring owners to get permission from the City’s Planning Commission prior to converting buildings to a new use.

2000

S.F. tenants tossed out in time for the new year

A 1999 provision increasing the notice time for Ellis Act evictions led landlords to scramble to provide eviction notices ahead of the effective date on New Year’s Day, 2000.