Ellis Act http://kalw.org en Chinatown Tenants Gather Strength http://kalw.org/post/chinatown-tenants-gather-strength <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-24c96570-3cc7-ec5f-7476-32cd40fedd3f"><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Tenants are facing a tough time in San Francisco. The city has some of the nation’s highest rents and laws like the Ellis Act have made evictions front page news. But there are pockets of affordability, like in Chinatown, where the average rent is one third as much as in other neighborhoods. &nbsp;</span></span></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:54:40 +0000 Melanie Young 46633 at http://kalw.org Chinatown Tenants Gather Strength Your Call: How can a city develop without displacing longtime residents? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-how-can-city-develop-without-displacing-longtime-residents <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 43035 at http://kalw.org Your Call: How can a city develop without displacing longtime residents? The New Gold Rush: How tourist rentals are affecting San Francisco’s housing market http://kalw.org/post/new-gold-rush-how-tourist-rentals-are-affecting-san-francisco-s-housing-market <p></p><p>The sharing economy in San Francisco is humming. Companies like Airbnb have figured out how to make a lot of money by using existing housing stock to meet consumer demand, which in Airbnb’s case is coming from tourists. Fast Company magazine declared AirBnB will soon become “the world’s largest hotel chain –&nbsp;without owning a single hotel.”</p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:45:00 +0000 Ben Trefny & Charlotte Silver 41384 at http://kalw.org The New Gold Rush: How tourist rentals are affecting San Francisco’s housing market From AIDS to housing crises, they’ve seen it all: Castro’s long-time residents fight to stay http://kalw.org/post/aids-housing-crises-they-ve-seen-it-all-castro-s-long-time-residents-fight-stay <h1 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.0714285714285714;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:8pt;">&nbsp;</h1><p></p><h1 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.0714285714285714;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">Jeremy </span>Mykaels<span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;"> is in his early </span>60s<span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">, and he has AIDS. As a young gay man, he moved to the Castro, where he has lived for almost 40 years. He's been in his Victorian apartment on </span>Noe<span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;"> Street for about half of that time -- but he may not be living here much longer.</span></h1><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 01:45:38 +0000 Liz Mak 39216 at http://kalw.org From AIDS to housing crises, they’ve seen it all: Castro’s long-time residents fight to stay Landlord/Tenant Laws and Issues http://kalw.org/post/landlordtenant-laws-and-issues-4 <p>Landlord/Tenant Laws and Issues<br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guests: &nbsp;Landlord/tenant attorneys James Coy Driscoll and Marc </span>Seidenfeld<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests call 415-841-4134.</span> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 01:14:53 +0000 Chuck Finney 37380 at http://kalw.org