Tag Archives: seniors

Sara Shortt (left), executive director of the Housing Rights Committee, stands by Mission District tenants while explaining evictions have climbed to 10-year highs without the peak in sight.

Ellis Act Evictions Fall, Illegal Use Evictions Jump

A handful of activists and tenants stood on the blustery corner of Mission and Cesar Chavez streets Monday afternoon, calling for residents to fight the city’s escalating eviction environment with the Mission District at its epicenter. Although...
Tenants chat in front of Mission Dolores Senior Apartments on 15th Street.

Changing Management Gives Public Housing Tenants New Hope

Public housing in the city as we know it is coming to an end — that is, it will become largely nonprofit owned and operated within the next two years as part of a national...