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Steven Taylor, Investor who Evicts (tags)

"He buys buildings with the explicit intention of bringing in new people, with no care for those whose lives are very deliberately uprooted in the process — rent-controlled tenants have pretty good protections against arbitrary evictions, so it’s just not a simple matter of asking them to leave."

Resolution of the Rent Strike in Boyle Heights (tags)

A brief summary of the conclusion, from Curbed.

Save Midtown-Black Homes Matter (tags)

San Franciscans rallied to support a major rent strike and oppose attempted mass evictions by the City.

Midtown Apartments Rent Strike Going Strong (tags)

On November 14, residents of the Midtown Park Apartments in San Francisco's Western Addition and their supporters gathered for a fundraiser and BBQ. The tenants have been on Rent Strike since June against their landlord, the City of San Francisco. which is trying to kick them out.

Housing Board Member is an Evicter! (tags)

Got this from CES - get rid of Matthew Jacobs, who is supposed to help create affordable housing. He's a developer who has evicted people to demolish rent controlled housing in the Fairfax district.

What Killed Ted Gullicksen? (tags)

Almost four months have passed since Ted Gulliciksen died. Today we still don’t what killed him.

The Rent Control Quandary (tags)

Why Rent Control is needed in most major cities.

MDRC's Rent Reform Assault: Section 8 tenants vs. affordable housing industry (tags)

Section 8 tenants in Los Angeles and around the nation are under assault by a rent reform study taking place that will result in higher rents and a loss of housing vouchers for low-income Section 8 tenants!

Take Action Now to Stop Your Rent From Skyrocketing! (tags)

Repost of a CES email. Link goes to LA Times story.

State of the Tenant Movement – Why Do So Many Democrats Vote the Wrong Way? (tags)

Tenants Together, California's statewide organization for renters' rights, is working to empower tenants across the state. Our current campaign fights back against security deposit theft.

Archive Of Housing News by Lynda Carson: Struggle for Just Cause / Tenant's Rights (tags)

The battle over rent control, just cause eviction protections, tenant's rights and poverty issues are a never ending struggle.

Tenants Deliver Valentine’s Day Message to Councilmember Wesson (tags)

Members of the L.A. Right to Housing Collective deliver valentine to Herb Wesson and demand that he move forward with the community's recommendations to reform rent control.

Foreclosure: Banks Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Obey the Law (tags)

Banks may not use terms like "vig" or "nut", but they are foreclosing as zealously as loan sharks. They're throwing innocent tenants out of their houses in the process. What can you do about it?

Los Angeles Right to Housing Collective Fights for Tenant Rights (tags)

City Council made tenants wait over five hours before declining to vote on a moratorium against rent increases.When tenants voiced their anger, frustration and disappointment by chanting loudly in Council Chambers, Acting President Dennis Zine ordered Los Angeles Police Department to remove tenants from council. About 30 LAPD officers began roughly forcing tenants out of Council chambers.

Landlord Crybabies Forced To Ellis Because Landlording Became So Unpleasant (tags)

If being a landlord is so unpleasant, why don't you just sell your building without evicting the tenants?

Hey, Landlord, Show Me Your Credit Report (tags)

Given the current financial crisis, it's time to revise Civil Code § 1950.6 to allow tenants to get landlords' credit reports. The law should require reciprocity.

Nonprofit developers interested in Berkeley's public housing, minus the poor (tags)

Berkeley's mostly African-American public housing residents are not wanted by local nonprofit housing developers that are interested in the proposal to sell Berkeley's 75 public housing units!

EDSA "People Power Revolution" Promises Unfullfilled (tags)

EPCC NEWS today reported today, February 27 that NDF spokesperson for Mindanao, Jorge madlos said that twenty four (24) years after the EDSA "People Power Revolution" the greater majority of the Filipino people still wallow in poverty and deprivation, evermore oppressed and exploited. All the promises of EDSA totally unfulfilled.

Berkeley public housing residents demand resignations (tags)

Berkeley's Public Housing Residents Say "Hell No" To The Privatization Of Their Housing & Demand Resignation Of Housing Director!

Happy New Year, For Tenants Nothing's Changed! (tags)

Unfortunately, 2009 proved for many big-city tenants that the golden rule was promiscuously traded for gold. Why would 2010 be any different?

Tenants, Thugs and CDOs (tags)

A local tale of unmitigated greed and the criminal enterprise of one family to corner the residential real estate market in San Francisco led to the shady world of collateralized debt obligations and derivatives.

Campaign Demands NBA Discipline Clippers Owner and Condemn Racist Housing Discrimination (tags)

A new online petition and video released today urges the NBA to discipline Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling. The campaign, launched by Tenants Together, a statewide coalition of tenants in California, follows the announcement last week by the U.S. Department of Justice of the largest settlement ever obtained in a rental housing discrimination case.

The UD Shuffle | RSVP (tags)

When your landlord invites you to do the UD shuffle, like any polite invitee, you must respond. Unfortunately you cannot just tell the court that you are not planning to attend. Nor can you just ignore the invitation.

Time To Get Medieval? (tags)

A three-month old baby in Louisiana died in her home from blood loss due to rat bites. There were holes in the walls and holes in the floor. Evidently, the landlord spent FEMA money earmarked to repair the house on something else, but the authorities were still trying to determine if they should file criminal charges against the parents!

Every Tenant Has One (tags)

If you find an electrocuted rat in your kitchen stove, odds are that your landlord has breached the implied warranty of habitability in your lease. What if he won’t fix the problem? What can you do?

ARSON ATTACK ON TENANT ACTIVIST (tags)

Arson Attack: At 4 am on Wednesday August 5th Arturo Velasquez' car was set on fire outside his home. Arturo is a leading member of the Campaign for Renters Rights. He has been organizing tenants in his building for two years. He is popular with tenants for helping force the landlord, Alfredo Alverado, to make major repairs. A week after Alfredo and Gabriel Alvarado lost in court against Art and the Velasquez family their car was torched. This is a terrorist act!

Clueless at City Hall: Foreclosures and Tenants (tags)

Ordinances designed to protect tenants when a house enters foreclosure can have ramifications for the property owner, neighbors and taxpayer.

Fraud in the HUD affordable housing program (tags)

Tenants are being paid $3,000 to $5,000 to move out of a newly built HUD, tax credit building

Prop 98 is fueled by avarice and greed (tags)

The realtors and landlords have united in their Prop 98 campaign, to strip renters of tenant protections and rent control protections!

SF Tenants Rally Against Prop 98, Then Vote Against It (tags)

Hundreds of San Francisco tenants rallied against Prop 98 at City Hall today, then went inside to vote against it. Prop 98 is on the June 3 ballot. It would outlaw rent control statewide, and strip away other tenant protections as well.

Anti-Gypsy sentiments out of control in Italy (tags)

The case of Angelica, the Roma teenager accused of attempting to kidnap a six-month-old baby in Naples, in the Ponticelli district, is a hoax.

LA TRASH Fees ROCKETING again (tags)

LA Mayor and Council want to AGAIN raise solid-waste-trash-collection fees, a 'hidden indirect tax". This is an OPEN letter to them. Copy it or write your own, please. Don't stay mute and be beaten down, like trash.

Prop 98 can provoke a city-wide rent strike in San Francisco, LA, and elsewhere.. (tags)

Housing activists have absolutely no plan to effectively confront the passage of Proposition 98, which will abolish rent control statewide.

Tenants Together Files Lawsuit to Ensure Prop 98 Ballot Title & Summary Reflect Attack on (tags)

"The overwhelming majority of funding behind Prop. 98 comes from landlords. The only reason they're funding this measure is to abolish rent control and other renter protections," said Dean Preston, Executive Director of Tenants Together. "Even the proponents' own ballot arguments list rent control as a principle provision of the initiative. We're simply asking that the title reflect the primary provisions so voters can make an informed decision."

MONDAY PROTEST for Rent Control (tags)

Tenants and Activists protest at City Hall against Slumlords, Gentrification- Call on Councilman Eric Garcetti to defend Rent Control

Bernard Hoffman: Landlord or White Collar Criminal? (tags)

Bernard Hoffman will continue to unlawfully deduct from his tenants' security deposits until each stand up and fight for what is right.

Tenants give slumlord coal (tags)

After the retaliation that tenants have been subjected to at 4225 Lockwood the tenants are presenting slumlord with coal. For a year long struggle Campaign for Renters Rights have won gains from against slumlord Alfredo Alvarado. Once apartment infested roaches have been fumigated, homes painted and decade long repairs have been fixed. Now...all of a sudden... the landlord is trying served three tenants with a " 3 Day Pay or Quit" which means you have three days to do what I say or I evict you. This is retaliation and intimidation for mostly Spanish speaking only families and women are his primary targets. Please join with tenants, activists and community members for the Lockwood Campaign for Renters Rights! Met us at 2819 W. Temple in Los Angeles in front of A&B Auto Parts. Meet at 12:30pm for the rally. "Santa" will present Alfredo Alvarado with a stocking full of coal. If you have any questions contact us at (310) 404-6729

OAKLAND CITY ATTORNEY SLAMS CRITICS OF LAWSUIT AGAINST OAKLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY (tags)

Critics of the recent lawsuit filed against the Oakland Housing Authority by the City of Oakland, are under attack from the City Attorney's office!

An Uncertain Future For Berkeley's Section 8 Tenants (tags)

City Officials Take The Heat For Housing Authority Failures

Berkeley City Councilwoman Dona Spring Double-Crosses Tenants Group (tags)

Berkeley Councilwoman Dona Spring Double-Crosses Berkeley Tenants Group!

Oakland Housing Authority Tenants Exonerated (tags)

Former Oakland Housing Authority Clerk Declares That Families Facing Eviction At Lockwood Gardens Are Innocent!

Investigation Of Oakland Housing Authority Underway (tags)

Corruption At The Oakland Housing Authority Exposed

Law Suit: Housing Authority Abuses Citizenship Question (tags)

[Note: By the time this story reaches it's reading audience during the month of February, please be aware that an Injunction has just been filed in Federal Court in an effort to stop the Oakland Housing Authority from violating Federal Law.]

AUDIO: Interviews with Lincoln Place evicted tenants and their supporters. (tags)

Interview in three parts - Part one: Joseph Claus, evicted tenant. Part two: Elena Popp, attorney for the tenants. Part three: David Bush, activist for tenant’s rights

Photos: Tent City, Lincoln Place (tags)

VENICE - On December 7, about 50 people show up at the Tent City, Lincoln Place, for a Pot Luck in support for the evicted tenants.

Lincoln Place residents evicted with two-minutes warning (tags)

With only a two-minute warning, 52 families were put on the streets at Lincoln Place Apartments in Venice by Sheriffs and Marshals acting at the behest of corporate owner, AIMCO.

Rent Control Rehab for the Well-Heeled (tags)

Property values have risen an average of 425% in California since 1980 and 115% in Los Angeles since 2000. If you have the means, escape the "perpetual tenant syndrome" and enter the rent control rehab program before it's too late.

Measure EE Update & Tenant Info (tags)

Renters across the nation are fighting against high rents & unfair landlords! We want to hear from you about your tenant/landlord stories.

SPFPA America's Union for Security Professionals (tags)

Security Officers Win Major Training Increase to Protect Building Tenants, Public

SPFPA America's Union for Security Professionals (tags)

Security Officers Win Major Training Increase to Protect Building Tenants, Public

Building Bridges presents Labor and Public Housing Tenants UNITE (tags)

a 58 minute radio program on the community and labor protest to fight federal forced work requirements in public housing

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