Section 37.9(e)

  San Francisco Rent Ordinance Section 37.9(e) states: “It shall be unlawful for a landlord or any other person who willfully assists the landlord to endeavor to recover possession or to evict a tenant

Keep Spouses Off of the Lease

September 2008 Q: Our tenant just asked if she could add her new husband to the lease. Can we deny her request? Yes, and you absolutely should deny this request. Adding someone to a lease agreement may

Waiting for the Repair Guy

My tenant’s stove is broken and the service company has given me a four-hour window during which they will arrive. If I give the tenant proper notice, can I expect her to be home

Judging Judges

This message is being sent with utmost urgency. Unlike the typical and expected maneuverings by our Board of Supervisors of fronting irresponsible and harmful legislation, this November we face a far more serious threat to

OMI Units

My mother lives in one of the units in my building.  Recently, she has needed more help and I would like to vacate one of the units so that I can stay over on

Subdividing a Home

I own a single-family home, which I use as an office, but live elsewhere. I rent out the bedrooms, but there is no master tenant. Does my building fall under rent control? Many owners