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Bessy Wong: Long-term tenant in the Mission, has been living in her unit with her family since 1994 off of 20th street. The landlord recently renovated part of the building and then issued an Owner Read More »
When the Pelayo-Valenzuela family first came to San Francisco in 1996 they struggled to find decent and affordable housing.
Norma and Faustino lived in expensive yet tiny studios, shared cramped units with other families while having Read More »
May 2017-Three years after being displaced when a fire roared through their apartment Trinidad Sanchez and her daughter Cindy Salazar and two grandchildren will be getting the keys to their restored apartment in the Bayview on Thursday where they have Read More »
We will be closed August 7th through the 11th for our summer break.
During that time, no one will be available for walk ins or appointments.
If you have an Unlawful Detainer please note that you must respond within five Read More »
By Cynthia Fong, Housing Rights Committee of SF
Owner move-in reform unanimously passed through the Board of Supervisors on July 18. This reform adds enforcement mechanisms to protect tenants from landlords who Read More »
TONIGHT, Monday, June 26, you are invited to take a stand for justice in Oakland in a CALL TO ACTION!
The ReFund Coalition is a community-labor coalition which organized to get a just budget approved in Oakland. This fair budget Read More »
I am a student UC Santa Cruz who will be doing a field study at CJJC as part of my major, Community Studies. I organize with the fossil fuel divestment movement and am inspired to fight Read More »
For Immediate Release: June 12, 2017
Housing advocates, tenants, supervisors prepare for a showdown after Supervisor tries to fast-track Apartment Association-backed proposal
When: Monday, June 12, 2017
Where: Front steps of SF City Hall – Polk Street side Read More »
The first-ever Excelsior Tenant Convention took place June 3 with a strong community presence of folks concerned and motivated to exert their rights as renters. The day opened up with inspiring music from musician activist Francisco Read More »
Come to Oakland City Council – Monday 6/12 5:30
SIGN THE PETITION and join the ReFund Oakland Community-Labor Coalition and fight to:
1. Reinvest in Housing for ALL,
2. Reinvest in Oakland’s Workers,
3. Reinvest in Public Services, Read More »
Tenant rights groups like Causa Justa, the SF Tenants Union, and Housing Rights Committee of SF [//www.hrcsf.org/], PODER, and the Filipino Community Center, have come together to organize tenant conventions around the city as a way to inform renters Read More »
Overview of May 18 Border Patrol Operation:
On Thursday, May 18, Border Patrol went into Los Angeles area Boyle Heights communities, knocking on doors to try to locate 22-year-old DACA eligible Cal State LA student Claudia Rueda, ultimately arresting and Read More »
Education for Liberation Summer is a program for San Francisco Unified School District to youth learn about immigrant and tenant rights, how gentrification and criminalization is impacting your communities, and how to fight to create justice for yourself and your Read More »
May Day Oakland. Photo by Martyn Andrés Bonaventura
Thank you for joining us on May Day along with hundreds of thousands across the county. Our hearts and spirits, like yours, were lifted to see families, elders, workers, activists, artists, mothers Read More »
Courtesy of Plaza16
Our fight against Maximus/Robert Rosania’s luxury Monster in the Mission is not over! We have learned the project may be coming for a vote before the Planning Commission in the near future. Meanwhile Robert Rosania has hired Read More »
California is home to over 16 million renters, 45% of the population, and the majority of us are low-income people of color. A disproportionate number of women with children and people of color are targeted for eviction and displacement every Read More »
Calle 24 will present its special use district legislation for commercial regulations in the Latino Cultural District to the SF Planning Commission on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017
These regulations have been in the works for nearly two years and will Read More »
What: San Francisco “Resist Trump” Protest Inauguration
Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Time and Locations:
9:00AM Justin Herman Plaza, rally and march to various Trump-supporting companies
12:00PM 555 California Street, a Trump-owned building. March ends with cultural events
Throughout the Read More »
Lista de contenido // List of contents
Tiene el derecho de permanecer en silencio // You have the right to remain silent
ICE viene a su hogar // ICE comes to your home
Hay una redada // There is a Read More »
LEGAL SERVICES FOR SAN FRANCISCO TENANTS (Español sigue) OAKLAND SERVICES FOLLOW THIS LISTING. Servicios para Oakland sigue.
Agencies marked with * accept walk ins and do not require an appointment
1. A verbal eviction is never valid. A Read More »
No one should die like this. No one.
We are in mourning and shock, over the loss of so many beautiful creative spirits who were our friends, neighbors, members of our beloved Oakland community.
We are enraged that they Read More »
Art for a Just Cause
Hosted by Gerardo Chow
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 7:00PM – 10:00PM
Encore Show: 2nd Friday, Dec 9th, 7-9PM
Closing reception: December 16th, 2016 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Location: Studio 23
2309B Encinal Ave. Read More »
The Trump victory is devastating. Devastating for communities of color, immigrants, women, Muslims and queer communities. Devastating for us. Trump has given new voice to deeply rooted white supremacy, gender violence, xenophobia and hatred. Hatred of everything that we are. Read More »
SF Anti-Displacement Coalition and the Coalition on Homelessness is having a large action Thursday, Nov. 3 at 6PM, 24th St.& Mission, SF, to bring attention to the four terrible measures in Read More »
Today, September 28, seven tenants which include their four children, two of whom attend Cesar Chavez elementary, and another who attends Lincoln High school, are facing eviction from their Mission district home and we’re asking you, dear supporters,
We are always excited to share our tenant victories with you.
Margarita Alvarez came into our offices the week of August 15 to let us know she won her housing case! Here’s the backstory: Margarita came to our Read More »
Ten tenants who live in a home in San Francisco’s Excelsior district could face life on the streets if they don’t get help soon.
Lilliana, and her family which includes three teenage children and a grandchild of Read More »
Berta didn’t die—she multiplied
PHILADELPHIA–Several hundred grassroots organizers from across the country marched on the Democratic National Convention bearing a masks and a giant puppet of the Honduran Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres.
They were joined by Berta’s daughter, Laura Read More »
Daughter of Berta Cáceres to join dozens of community leaders on a caravan from Cleveland to Philadelphia
Press Contact: Lillian Boctor, (514) 813-4918
From July 19-July 28: (917) 480-9025, email@example.com
Grassroots Leaders from across the US and Honduras con Read More »
TODAY- July 14 from 1:30-2:30 – join us in an hour of action directed calls towards Oakland City Council Members asking for their support for Council Member Rebecca Kaplan’s Renter Protection Act of 2016.
The ASK: Please vote to place Read More »
By Thomas Fuller, New York Times
July 4, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Maria Poblet, who leads an organization that assists Latino families facing eviction in San Francisco, says she appreciates the philanthropy that the city’s technology companies do in far-flung Read More »