Category: Wrongful Eviction

What You Should Know about Wrongful Evictions During Covid-19

During the pandemic, San Francisco renters are protected from evictions by  temporary tenant protections, including eviction moratoriums. These protections are in place to help people stay in their homes and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Although landlords are prohibited from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent and “no fault” reasons, in most cases, there are… Read more »

Tenants’ Privacy Rights: What You Need to Know

What You Should Know About Tenants' Privacy Rights

These days we give up a certain degree of privacy just so that we can perform basic duties, enjoy certain benefits, and generally live our lives. However, it’s one thing to sacrifice a few inconveniences online, but it is entirely different to have essential privacy rights violated in the comfort and sanctity of your own… 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… Read more »

Renting in the time of Covid: Dealing With Noise & Construction

For most of us Covid-19 that means spending a lot more time at home. It also means being more aware of noise and what is going on in your building. For tenants, this is leading to new problems with neighbors and landlords. So, whether your upstairs neighbor is learning to play the tuba or your… Read more »

Fraudulent Owner Move-In Evictions

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… Read more »