Tenants Rights

SF Tenants: Jack Tarred and Feathered

Unless the Airbnb visitors are being housed in the Jack Tars springing up all over town, they must necessarily stay in residential units removed from the market, period.

Three Tenant Troubles–Roommate Rousting, Co-Tenant Challenges, Condo Craziness

Getting eviction advice from your landlord is like getting dating advice from that uncle who’s spent most of his adult life in prison–your landlord wants to evict anything that moves.

How Do I Get My Landlord To Fix The Elevator?

Elevators are very expensive to repair and/or replace. Most landlords would rather use a duct tape and bubblegum approach than spend the dough to do the job correctly.

Are There Penalties For A Late Security Deposit Interest Payment?

There is no penalty for late payment of security deposit interest in San Francisco.

Can My Landlord Evict Me For Getting Pregnant?

The California legislature has made it crystal clear that we do not tolerate discrimination against families with children or pregnant women with respect to housing.

Can My Landlord Refuse To Allow Me A Service Animal?

If your disability is psychiatric your are absolutely entitled to request a reasonable accommodation that could include owning a pet.

When I Break My Lease, Is My Roommate Screwed?

As you scramble to get out of the lease and your greedy landlord tries to increase the rent you forgot about the person who will be hurt under this scenario–your subtenant.

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