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Dyan Ruiz & Bob Herman in Conversation
"The marketplace needs counterbalancing" through a rent freeze says esteemed affordable housing architect
SRO Leader Kristy speaks with a resident in SoMa
SRO buildings are being targeted for conversion from low-income housing to luxury dorms. SRO Resident Leaders and Senior & Disability Action are organizing residents to identify when these illegal conversions are happening in their buildings.
Tenant Cindy Salazar speaks at Press Conference on Costa-Hawkins Report
Tenant advocates publish report on impacts of state law limiting rent control throughout California
Filipino Grandmothers (Lolas) are facing eviction
Four Filipino-American families, including a 4-year-old girl and a 92-year-old grandmother, are being evicted from their homes in the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco.
CoFounder of People Power Media on SB 827
There’s a new bill in California ready to set off the biggest gentrification bomb the state has ever seen-- Senate Bill SB 827. It will cause displacement in already vulnerable communities-- working class neighborhoods and communities of color.

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Supporters of bill to repeal Costa Hawkins take over hearing room
California Assemblymembers consider reversing a major barrier to expanding rent control in cities, such as San Francisco, where rents are rising much faster than most people can pay.
Anti-eviction Rally Held in Landlord’s Office, Draws Police Intervention
A San Francisco woman who is facing eviction from her landlord, together with her supporters and housing rights activists entered her landlord’s business office in San Mateo for a rally, negotiating for her continuation of tenancy.