To paraphrase David Mamet, the landlord business is a people business. It’s a fucking people business.
Master tenants make me mad when they rip off their roommates or their actions, knowingly or ignorantly, place innocent roommates’ housing in jeopardy.
Sweet Jesus, Mary and Joseph! Tenants: Never, ever rent a room from an absentee master tenant!
Technically speaking you are a master tenant, but you cannot demonstrate that you are an original occupant because you moved out for six years.
Welcome to Rentpocalypse 2012! Have a seat, but don’t stay too long.
San Francisco is expensive and many landlords these days want to cash in on the new Twitter/tech boom. One of the easiest ways to remove rent-controlled tenants is to sue them for illegal subletting.