The house or apartment you rent is your home, and if you have been discriminated against, harassed, mistreated, or evicted illegally by your landlord, it can make your life exceptionally difficult. It’s important to know, however, that you have legal rights as a tenant, and an experienced San Francisco landlord dispute attorney can help you protect them.
San Francisco is one of the most expensive cities in the nation to live in, and if you’re being treated unfairly by your landlord – or the home or apartment you rent is in jeopardy – it amounts to far more than an inconvenience. If your landlord is attempting to illegally raise the cost of your rent-controlled apartment, is attempting to force you out altogether (without legal cause), or refuses to address uninhabitable conditions – it’s time to take legal action.
Depending upon the circumstances of your landlord dispute, you may be able to seek compensation, including:
Speak with a dedicated landlord dispute attorney about your rights and your rightful compensation.
Common legal concerns that tenants tend to face (and/or need legal guidance in relation to) include:
The fact is that if you are having an issue with your landlord, it can affect your life in surprisingly negative ways, and ignoring the issue is unlikely to make it go away – or to help your situation. Reaching out to a dedicated San Francisco landlord dispute attorney earlier rather than later can help rectify the situation you’re dealing with – while protecting your legal rights.
If you’re suffering as a result of your landlord’s abuse or are living in fear of losing your apartment illegally, the seasoned San Francisco landlord dispute attorneys at Wolford Wayne may be able to help. We have the compassion, experience, and drive to successfully defend tenants against landlords who act unlawfully. You have a right to a safe and habitable home and you have important legal rights in this arena – so please don’t wait to contact us for more information about how we can help you today.
Recovered on behalf of a group of 30 tenants living in an SRO in San Francisco who were living with horrendous conditions in their rent controlled apartments, including rodents, bedbugs, mold, water leaks and harassment.Read More
Recovered on behalf of three families living in a building in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood who were forced to live with substandard conditions for years as a result of their landlord’s negligence, including issues with lack of heat, lack of hot water and cockroach/rat infestations.Read More
Recovered on behalf of a couple living in a rent-controlled home in the outer Sunset neighborhood. Our clients were forced to vacate after the landlord served them with an Owner Move-In Eviction Notice. After the landlords failed to move into the property, our clients filed suit for wrongful eviction.Read More
Recovered on behalf of a San Francisco tenant in Russian Hill. Tenant was forced to vacate her illegal apartment in retaliation for reporting unlawful rent increases to the San Francisco Rent Board.Read More
Recovered for a single long-term tenant in San Francisco. Our client was forced to move out of his apartment as a result of extreme landlord harassment.Read More
Recovered on behalf of three long-term tenants in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood who were constructively evicted due to noise and nuisance conditions created by their downstairs neighbors, which the owner refused to address.Read More
Recovered on behalf of elderly, disabled tenant who was forced to move out of her rent-controlled San Francisco apartment of 50 years after landlord/owner failed to resolve numerous building code violations that remained outstanding for over a decade.Read More
Recovered on behalf of seven tenants living in a makeshift boarding house in East Palo Alto.Read More
Recovered on behalf of two former San Francisco tenants who were evicted via an Owner Move-In Eviction and owner failed to occupy the unit as her primary place of residence.Read More
Recovered on behalf of an elderly long-term tenant who was forced to vacate her long San Francisco apartment as a result of her landlord’s refusal to address longstanding defective conditions, including lack of heat, mold, rodent infestations, and defective plumbing. Read More
Recovered on behalf of a San Francisco tenant who was forced to vacate his home as a result of ongoing, disruptive construction and the owners’ refusal to provide him with alternative housing. Read More
Recovered on behalf of a San Francisco family that was constructively evicted from their home in the Richmond District as a result of unlawful rent increases, defective conditions and tenant harassment.Read More
Recovered on behalf of a tenant living in an illegal “in-law” unit. In this case, a new owner purchased the building and then demolished our client’s unit without permits while she was displaced for seismic retrofitting.Read More
Recovered on behalf of two long term San Francisco tenants who were fraudulently evicted from their home of over twenty years under the pretext of an owner move-in eviction.Read More
Recovered for tenant who was injured when their stairway railing collapsed at the tenant’s Mission District apartment building.Read More
Recovered in action for a group of tenants forced to vacate their San Francisco apartment house due to severe habitability defects including mold and water leaks.Read More
For more information or to discuss your legal situation, call us today at (415) 649-6203 for a phone consultation or submit an inquiry below. Please note our firm can only assist tenants residing in San Francisco, Oakland & Berkeley.