A front page SF Chronicle story highlights THC’s Ellis Act reform bill and efforts by THC attorney Raquel Fox to stop Ellis Act evictions.
In 1980, THC opened to preserve SRO hotels, improve conditions for tenants, and strenthen protections for SROs. Today, these issues still remain central to our mission.
About a dozen artists facing eviction from a Central Market Street building would be able to stay in their homes under a tentative agreement that would have the city fund the purchase of the 15 units and place them under THC’s management.
THC attorneys Raquel Fox and Margaret DeMatteo successfully defended a Noe Valley woman from Ellis Act eviction through a jury trial.