evictions

5:45pm

Mon February 3, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

From AIDS to housing crises, they’ve seen it all: Castro’s long-time residents fight to stay

Jeremy Mykaels stands outside San Francisco's City Hall after speaking out against Ellis evictions.
Liz Mak KALW

 

Jeremy Mykaels is in his early 60s, 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 Noe Street for about half of that time -- but he may not be living here much longer.

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5:13pm

Wed December 18, 2013

5:06pm

Wed December 18, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Tenancies-in-common: Ashley Lyon

Ashley Lyon
Melanie Young

  “My name is Ashley Lyon, and I’m a TIC owner. I live in a TIC with my wife and our dog. And we originally purchased our TIC back in 2003. We were both renters at the time and decided that we wanted to set our roots in San Francisco and started looking to see what might available to buy. Prices then were as crazy as they are now. Clearly they’re even crazier now.

 

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3:30pm

Wed December 18, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Ellis Act evictions: Theresa Flandrich

Theresa Frandrich sits next to recently evicted Diego Deleo
Melanie Young

  Theresa Flandrich has lived and worked in North Beach for decades. She worked as a nurse at the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center and raised her son in a two bedroom apartment on Lombard Street. In April, 2013, she was evicted under the Ellis Act.

“My name is Theresa Flandrich. I live in North Beach on Lombard Street. I’ve lived here for 30 years. In April of this year I received an Ellis act notice that I will be evicted.

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3:20pm

Wed December 18, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Tenancies-in-common: Darren Bridgett

Darren Bridgett
Melanie Young

  “My name is Darren Bridgett, and I live in a TIC with my wife and son in Cole Valley, and we’ve been here for I think five years now. Maybe close to six.

 

“I’m an actor and in the arts, and my wife is a psychotherapist. She’s co-director of Haight Ashbury Psychological Services. It provides psychological services for essentially like low-fee clients, kind of like the working poor.

 

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