Many landlords are cashing in on the hot rental market by getting their long-term tenants to move. Some use the threats of evictions, others use lies, intimidation, and harassment, while others agree to pay money to get the tenant to move (“buy-out”). These landlords and their lawyers don’t want you to know what your rights are. Here are a few of them:
To Mayor Ed Lee, Board of Supervisors, Planning Commissioners, and Planning Director John Rahim:
By Emily Wilson…
The housing development at 16th and Mission streets proposed by Maximus Real Estate Partners will cause surrounding rents to increase, pushing even more residents out of the Mission and San Francisco. The project will negatively impact students at the Spanish Immersion School next door and will cause local businesses to close.
After hearing more than 3 months of testimony and sifting through thousands of pages of documents, a grand jury elected not to indict Darren Wilson, the white Missouri police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.
Obama signed will an executive order that will help millions of undocumented members of our national community; here are some important provisions:
The 43 slain university students of Ayotzinapa died because on Sept. 26 they commandeered several public buses and blocked a highway (a common form or political protest in Mexico), and by doing so interfered with the wife of the mayor of Iguala, one of the most violent and corrupt cities in Guerrero, one of Mexico’s most violent and corrupt states.
On Friday, Oct. 10, the San Francisco Veterans Memorial was officially dedicated in the heart of the city’s Civic Center.
In an effort to simplify voting, students from San Francisco State's Latino Politics course (LTNS 660) have created a "voter guide" to help inform the Latino community about the local and state measures that will be on this year's ballot.