Category: Evictions

Evictions

Study: Evictions Led to Additional Covid-19 Cases & Deaths

Covid-19 evictions

The results of a new research study on the relationship between evictions and Covid-19 cases is now available to the public. With tens of millions of people in the U.S. possibly losing their homes due to eviction in the upcoming months, this research suggests that up to 10,000 people have already died from Covid-19 because of a return of eviction proceedings. Background Information Related to the Study To help people... Read More

San Francisco Renters & COVID-19 Updates

San Francisco Renters & COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of life. The economic ramifications have especially affected one of our basic needs—housing. Although the current situation has given some renters more leverage in the Bay Area housing market; that is not the case for those struggling to keep up with rent payments because they've been laid off or furloughed. Fortunately, there have been numerous laws and special orders passed on the local,... Read More

Eviction Controls Expanded to Cover Newer Buildings in SF

On January 20, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a new change in the law to expand eviction control. The changes are significant in that they extend eviction control to more buildings. Where before, only buildings built prior to June 1979 were covered by the eviction protections of the Rent Ordinance (with some exceptions), the change extended this protection to newer buildings, live-work units, and units that have... Read More

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