Tommi Avicolli Mecca, director of the counseling program at the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco, holds up a sign listing streets where tenants are being evicted under the Ellis Act.

The Ellis Act

Ellis Act evictions are nothing new. The state law was enacted in 1985 as a means for landlords to “go out of business” and clear a building of tenants in the process. Landlords are required...
File Photo: SF International High Photo by Kathleen Narruhn

High School Students Push for Proposition C

The housing crisis is on everyone’s mind – even, and perhaps especially so, on the minds of students at San Francisco International High School, where one class recently completed coursework on the local June ballot’s...