Category: Ellis Act

Tenant Buyouts in the Time of Covid

A tenant buyout is an agreement where a tenant agrees to vacate their unit in exchange for cash. Although rents have dropped significantly in San Francisco during the pandemic, landlords continue to approach tenants about buyouts. The impact of Covid-19 has drastically altered the rental landscape. Between the shelter in place orders in effect, the… Read more »

The Ellis Act: What You Need to Know

Everyone in San Francisco seems to be talking about the Ellis Act these days. The rate of evictions continues to sky rocket and Ellis Act Evictions, in particular, have tripled in the past year.  People are protesting in the streets, at the State Capital, and law makers both local and on the State level are pushing… Read more »

Ellis Act in the News

Ellis Act eviction of elderly tenants from their 34 year tenancy featured on NBC Bay Area: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Elderly-Couple-Out-of-Housing-Options-if-Evicted-Out-of-SF-Apartment-225140562.html