Mayor Brown vowed to break the legislative obstacles to stronger rent control, but after the election its clear this was not his intention.
Phillips Hotel Tenants Sue Landlord, Former Police Chief Over Evictions
THC helps Phillips Hotel tenants sue their landlord and former police chief over wrongful evictions.
Supervisors OK Eviction Restrictions
Restriction of owner move-in evictions is passed protecting many elderly and disabled people.
Supporters of Eviction Law Say They Will Appeal
Seniors are at risk again for eviction after the moratorium on move-in evictions for seniors is lifted. Supporters of the anti-eviction law vow to appeal the decision.
Governor Signs Law Restricting Ellis Act Evictions
Governor Gray Davis signs legislation to reduce evictions of senior and disabled tenants. Requiring a minimum of a year of notice on elderly evictions evoking the Ellis Act.
Tenants Picket Shorenstein’s Hotel
Tenants Picket the Shorenstein’s hotel after over two dozen residents are threatened with eviction.
Landlords Win Ellis Ruling
A panel of three judges says an eviction cannot be challenged as retaliatory if the Ellis Act was properly invoked.
Protecting SRO Tenants from Ellis Act Evictions
Housing advocates attempt to protect SRO tenants from evictions via the Ellis Act.