Category: Owner Move-In

Owner Move-In

Fraudulent Owner Move-In Evictions

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Everyone in San Francisco knows someone who has been evicted thanks to an “owner move-in eviction.” But what happens if a tenant moves out of their apartment and their landlord doesn’t follow the law and move in? What happens if a landlord re-rents the apartment to a new tenant? In this article we discuss the consequences for what we commonly refer to as a fraudulent owner-move in eviction and the... 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

What Tenants Need to Know When a Landlord is Selling their Building (Part Two)

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When a landlord is selling the building you live in or has sold it to a new owner already, it creates a great deal of uncertainty, and tenants’ stress is understandable.  This month, we continue our discussion of a tenant's rights when a landlord has sold or is selling the building No Fault Evictions As we discussed last month, your landlord can't evict you just because they are selling or have... Read More

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