2014 Bay Area news review

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Top Bay Area News of 2014‎…

Court strikes SF law requiring steep payouts to those evicted by Ellis Act

A federal judge struck down a SF ordinance that steeply increased payments landlords were required to pay tenants in eviction…

SF city leaders file anti-speculation tax measure

The anti-speculation tax ballot measure would impose a gradual real estate transfer tax on any short-term flip of property…

Bill to halt mass San Francisco evictions revived

California state Senate has passed a bill that would allow the city of San Francisco to limit the mass eviction of tenants…

SF landlords sued for renting property as ‘illegal’ hotels

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed lawsuits
against landlords who allegedly illegally converted residential
apartments into short-term rental units used for tourist lodging offered
through online housing services.

Ellis Act reform bill clears Senate Housing Committee

Ellis Act reform bill clears Senate Housing Committee…

More legislation to curb Ellis Act abuse

More legislation to curb Ellis Act abuse…

Ellis Act overview

Ellis act overview…