Tag: tenant harassment

What Constitutes Tenant Sexual Harassment?

What Everyone Should Know about Tenant Sexual Harassment

When the term “sexual harassment” comes up, it’s often in the context of employment, such as the ubiquitous #Metoo movement. However, a predator can sexually harass an individual in many settings besides the workplace. This includes when someone is renting or purchasing property. Californians are protected under the federal Fair Housing Act, as well as… Read more »

Common Types of Bay Area Tenant Harassment

Common Types of Tenant Harassment

Like all relationships, the landlord –  tenant relationship can take various forms. Often, it can have an adversarial tone to it and sometimes it’s just the usual ups and downs. But other times, it can go too far if the landlord crosses the line into tenant harassment. Sadly, it’s not unusual for landlords to harass… 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 »

Can My Landlord Spy on Me?

The use of surveillance cameras by landlords may be legal. It also may constitute tenant harassment. Whether surveillance cameras are permissible depends on many factors, including location and use. Common Areas vs. Personal Space Tenants have a right to privacy in their home. Landlords cannot use cameras to track a tenant’s personal life. Pointing cameras… Read more »