Category: Eviction Control

Eviction Control

The Ballot Initiative Tenants Need to Know About

Proposition 10 will be on the ballot this November Proposition 10, known as the Affordable Housing Act, will be on California’s state ballot this November 6. What is Prop 10 and why should you care about it? Well, Prop 10 seeks to repeal one of the most draconian housing laws ever enacted in California, namely the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act. If Prop 10 passes, cities and counties in California... Read More

Five Take Aways From the New San Francisco Owner Move-In Laws 

In August of last year the San Francisco Rent Ordinance was amended to further restrict the laws regulating a landlord's right to owner move-in evictions. Some of these changes came into effect in August 2017, while others did not take effect until January. Below is a brief rundown of the changes to owner move-in laws that you need to know about. 1. Extends statute of limitations for bogus owner move-in eviction... Read More

Choosing a New Apartment

The monthly rent, the length of your commute, the relative decrepitude of your washer and dryer -- all these factors are important when you’re choosing a new apartment. But in San Francisco there are other considerations that can seriously affect your future as a tenant. Even if you think you’ve found your “forever” rental, consider doing some extra legwork. Taking these basic steps could reveal potential red flags, and save... Read More