Lainez Stops 4th Ellis Eviction by Randy Shaw, Beyond Chron October 21st, 2014 A San Francisco family has stopped the fourth attempt to evict them from their apartment. They have lived in their apartment for more than twenty years.
On the List, and Not in a Good Way by Julie Satow, New York Times October 16th, 2014 Tenant-screening services collect information on tenants who are involved in disputes with their landlords, and this information enables landlords to blacklist tenants. In many cases tenants are blacklisted for going to court to enforce their rights.
Ordinance Regulating AirBnb-Type Rentals Approved by David Stevenson, KTVU October 7th, 2014 Over the objections of landlord and tenant groups in San Francisco, the Board of Supervisors voted to allow Airbnb rentals in the City. The limits imposed by the City may be unenforceable.