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Sonja Trauss (center) at SB827 rally outside SF City Hall
If there was real rent control, the discussion between housing factions could have a chance to completely change.
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
Our City Our Homes Press Conference, San Francisco City Hall
Local initiative aiming to end homelessness in San Francisco submits triple the needed signatures to qualify for November election.
Joy Lee giving a volunteer information on Prop F.
Proposition F, a measure on the June 5 ballot, would provide free legal representation to San Francisco tenants. Prop F is supported by grassroots mobilizations throughout the City.
Protesters holding signs that say "Rent Control for All"
Activists turn in signatures to qualify for a November ballot measure that would repeal the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act, a state law that limits on rent control in California.

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People Power Media Cofounder Joseph Smooke at KPFA studios
Host of KPFA Radio's "UpFront", Brian Edwards-Tiekert, interviews People Power Media co-founder Joseph Smooke in Joseph's capacity as Westside Program Director of Housing Rights Committee San Francisco. The interview is about the proposed California State Senate bill SB 827 that would displace existing residents around transportation hubs.
In-depth reporting on sky-rocketing housing costs in the San Francisco Bay Ar
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.