ESCALATION OF UNLAWFUL DETAINERS (UDS)
What is an Unlawful Detainer? An unlawful detainer means that the landlord has started a legal process in court. Through this process the landlord asks the judge to order the tenant to move out.
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Oakland *español sique
Municipal Service Center, 7101 Edgewater Drive
Free Sandbags and plastic sheets
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (10 bags per person /up to 20 feet plastic sheets) BRING PROOF OF ADDRESS
Saturday & Read More »
Tenants flexed their power at the polls yesterday with resounding victories for housing justice in both Oakland and San Francisco. In this COVID climate of inflation and housing insecurity, we sent a clear message to corporate landlords and speculators, renters Read More »
Sra. Lydia, longtime member of Causa Justa Just Cause (CJJC), is mourning the untimely death of her son, Jose “Nick” Piña Cardenas to the carceral system. Nick died after being detained at the notoriously deadly Santa Rita jail. Read More »
A measure that will strengthen the Just Cause For Eviction Ordinance heads to the November ballot. The measure, sponsored by Councilmembers Dan Kalb and Carroll Fife, adds amendments that will extend protections for Oakland tenants in the currently Read More »
Once again, we’re calling on you to join us and other housing rights organizations, tenants and allies to give public comment to Oakland City Councilmembers in support of a proposal to strengthen tenant protections and amend the Just Cause for Read More »
A potentially huge and historic rent hike for tenants in rent-controlled buildings in Oakland was beaten down last month, preventing a wave of displacement of Black and Brown renters and working class families.
Thousands of vulnerable Oakland residents can now Read More »
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Join our on-line training for Oakland Tenants on Monday, June 27 from 5-7PM (english) and Wednesday, June 29, 5-7PM (bilingual spanish/english)
We’re going to review our top tenant tips that will cover the most common problems Read More »
Wondering what’s on the June 7th primary ballot? Residents will vote in a number of candidate races at the local, state, and federal level, as well as on local measures.¿Se pregunta qué hay en la votación primaria del 7th de Read More »
(español sigue) Evictions have and will continue to rise as state rental protections are rendered almost obsolete by the end of March.
The state-wide eviction moratorium ended in September 2021, and state rental protections are coming to an end on Read More »
Fighting for Judicial Reform: The Two Systems of Justice
Shaketa Redden, Executive Director
As a big sister, one of my deepest fears was that my brother would not be safe. He is a young Black man and we live in Read More »
One of the things about Causa Justa :: Just Cause is that we are a leader-FULL organization. We grow and build our folks to be ready and prepared to step up to lead and take on the rough road that Read More »
At the end of this month both federal and statewide COVID-19 eviction protections are set to expire putting millions of tenants at risk of eviction and housing instability! Tenants Together needs your support in calling upon politicians to demand they
San Francisco, June 16, 2021 — We are imploring the SF Board of Supervisors to give the people a nearly-$50 million refund for County Jail 4 (850 Bryant) and taking the sheriff out of our hospitals and clinics. This would
Keep Oakland Housed
Emergency Rental Assistance Program / Programa de asistencia de alquiler de emergencia en Oakland
FACT SHEET / hoja informativa
• Struggling to pay rent?
• Have past due utility bills?
• Are you a property owner who Read More »
Who is eligible / Quien es elegible
If one or more people in your household meet all of the following, you are eligible to apply / Si una o más personas en su hogar cumplen con todos los siguientes requisitos, Read More »
The Board of Directors of Causa Justa would like to take a moment to thank Vanessa for being such an exemplary servant of the people as Executive Director of CJJC.
Vanessa, we are so proud of all you Read More »
Dear Friends and Family,
With great love, I am writing to share that after 15 years on staff, I will be transitioning out of my role as Executive Director at Causa Justa :: Just Cause on May 1st. Read More »
San Francisco Endorsements / Proposiciónes de San Francisco
(Courtesy SF and Oakland Rising)
Prop A – Health and Homelessness, Parks, and Streets Bond / Financia servicios críticos, parques y reparación de calles en respues- ta a COVID
Crafted Read More »
ALWAYS document any issue you are experiencing as a tenant. We advise that you type or handwrite a letter to your landlord or master tenant. If possible, make a copy for yourself and send via certified mail Read More »
Key Vote Will Add More Tenant Protections
On Tuesday, July 14, at 1:30 pm, the Oakland City Council will vote on important upgrades to the Tenant Protection Ordinance and other city tenant ordinances. The upgrades are common sense updates in Read More »
A Call to Action & Support
The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) has put out a call to action for Juneteenth (#SixNineteen) to mobilize digitally, in our communities, and in Washington D.C. for the weekend of June 19th-21st. Read More »
CJJC stands in solidarity with the Black-led rebellion in Minneapolis, MN in response to the murder of George Floyd by the police. We vehemently oppose state force used to repress them.
Even as a global pandemic ravages the world’s population,
Shut Down, Decarcerate Local Jails for Public Health
Now is a pivotal moment in the fight against jails in the Bay Area. Covid-19 is exposing what many of us already knew, that our jails are ALWAYS public health hazard, especially Read More »
TODAY!! Day of Action to Cancel Rent/Mortgages & Demand Homes For All
This crisis is making clear — true collective health for all means we must guarantee that everyone has a safe, secure and healthy home.
Across the country, Read More »
Mayor Breed extended the local eviction moratorium by a month on June 26. This means that missed rent for the month of July is now covered by the moratorium (rents due March 13 – July 31), and these missed rents Read More »