It’s a bad idea to move out and sublet to new roommates. your decision weakens rent control for the rest of us.
How can I get my roommate to leave? Pays rent late, has friends over until 3 am, loud, skips out on doing dishes. How can I get my roommate to leave?
Adding roommates to your lease in San Francisco is a much easier process these days. As long as you are not seeking to add more than two occupants per sleeping room, it’s very tough for a landlord to refuse your request.
you are not required to accept your landlord’s offer to put your boyfriend on the lease, but it may be the only way to legally establish his residence in the building.
Mayor Gavin Newsom, the rapacious, oily narcissist and shill for the real estate industry vetoed legislation that would have allowed you to add your boyfriend to help pay rent.
Another tenant screwed by Costa Hawkins–a bi-partisan law enacted in 1995 to screw tenants by the band of pandering griftocrats we call our state legislators.
This is what you get when you don’t truly understand that rent is simply an outrageous tax you pay to a lord to live on his land–a tax, nothing more, that subsidizes a lazy, unproductive aristocracy.
Any refusal to rent to your domestic partner based on a debt is a refusal based upon credit worthiness–an unreasonable refusal.
Just because the law characterizes you as a quasi-landlord doesn’t mean you have to act like a Cheese Ball landlord and rent through airbnb.