Category: Tenant Law
The impending sale of a building these days, even 24-unit building like yours, should concern tenants. An impending sale also provides them an opportunity to connect, organize and take power.
Even if you live on the bottom floor with a view of a dirty alley and top floor has an unobstructed view of the Golden Gate Bridge, the tenant upstairs will be safe from an OMI eviction if he or she pays more rent. These MBA-bean-counting-investors don’t want to “live” here; they want to get rich here.
In Tenant Troubles I will still give you the law, straight up. When the law is not on your side, I’ll also urge you to remember your old music, to let your DNA unravel, to undadulterate, to get pissed off and get political
Why would you hire landlord lawyer who is ambivalent about your rights–a landlord lawyer who will use your money to evict other tenants?
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.