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Economy/Labor/Biz

Ellis Act evictions: Gum Gee Lee

Lee family eviction protest rally
Melanie Young

  The Lees are an elderly immigrant couple who live with their disabled adult daughter. The new owner of their building evicted them to convert their apartment into tenancies-in-common.

 

“People call me Mrs. Lee. The owner provided a notice to me. Using the Ellis Act to evict me.

 

“Initially, it was really hard for me. Because on one hand, aside from them moving out, it was really difficult because I heard a lot of noise and banging from construction because the landlord is doing a lot of renovations.

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