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Evictions and the Ellis Act
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Evictions and the Ellis Act

What is the Ellis Act?

When was the Ellis Act implemented?

What are the procedures when served an Ellis Act eviction notice?

Can a landlord give only one tenant an Ellis eviction?

How many days’ notice does a landlord have to give its tenants for an Ellis eviction?

Do I get money for being evicted under the Ellis Act?

What if my landlord tries to re-rent my apartment?

What are the re-rental restrictions to a building that have been “Ellised”?

Which buildings in San Francisco have been “Ellised”?

Has there been any work to reform the Ellis Act?

How much is my rent allowed to increase each year in San Francisco?

If my landlord does not perform repairs on my San Francisco apartment, what should I do?

Can the San Francisco Rent Board require a landlord to make repairs?

If my landlord doesn’t make repairs to my apartment, can I withhold rent?

If my landlord in San Francisco does not make requested repairs to my apartment, can I make the repairs and deduct the cost?

Do San Francisco landlords need to give tenants written notice before entering the apartment to make repairs?

How can I get my landlord to make repairs to my San Francisco apartment?

Can I use the Downpayment Assistance Loan Program (DALP) to purchase rental property in San Francisco?

How do I qualify for Section 8 housing in San Francisco?

What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

Voting

Who is eligible to vote in San Francisco?

How do I register to vote in San Francisco?

When do I need to register to vote in San Francisco?

When do I need to re-register to vote?

What identification do I need to register to vote?

Do I need to join a political party to register to vote?

How do I find out if I am registered to vote to San Francisco?

If I have been convicted of a crime, can I register to vote?

How do I find my polling place?

When are polling places open?

Can I vote by mail?

Can I become a permanent vote-by-mail voter?

Can I vote early at City Hall?

What is Ranked-Choice Voting?

What elections use ranked-choice voting?

Do I need to show identification when I vote?

Can I get voting materials in languages other than English?

How do I vote for a write-in candidate who is not listed on the ballot?

What voting machines does San Francisco use?

What voting machines does San Mateo County use?

When does the San Francisco Department of Elections mail vote by mail ballots to San Francisco voters?

When does the San Mateo Department of Elections mail vote by mail ballots to San Mateo voters?

When does early voting begin in San Francisco?

When does early voting begin in San Mateo?

When is the last day to register to vote in San Francisco for the November 8, 2016 election?

When is the last day to register to vote in San Mateo for the November 8, 2016 election?

When is the last day to request to vote by mail in San Francisco for the November 8, 2016 election?

When is the last day to request to vote by mail in San Mateo for the November 8, 2016 election?

When is the deadline to submit vote-by-mail ballots in San Francisco?

When is the deadline to submit vote-by-mail ballots in San Mateo County?

How can I look up my voter registration status in San Francisco?

How can I look up my voter registration status in San Mateo County?

How do I check to see if my vote by mail ballot was received in San Francisco?

How do I check to see if my vote by mail ballot was received in San Mateo County?

How do I check to see if my provisional ballot was counted in San Francisco?

How do I check to see if my provisional ballot was counted in San Mateo County?

How can I vote by provisional ballot in San Francisco?

How can I vote by provisional ballot in San Mateo County?

How do I receive my Voter Information Pamphlet and Sample Ballot in San Francisco by email?

How do I restore my right to vote in San Francisco if I have been convicted of a felony?

Can an ex-felon register to vote and be eligible to vote in San Mateo County?

If I am a absentee voter in San Francisco can I still vote at a polling place?

If I am a absentee voter in San Mateo County can I still vote at a polling place?

Where can I find a San Francisco voter pamphlet?

Where can I find a California voter guide?

How to Vote for a Write-In Candidate in San Francisco.

Where can I find a San Francisco sample ballot?

How do I apply to be a poll worker in San Francisco?

How do I apply to be a poll worker in San Mateo County

How will I know if my application to be a San Francisco poll worker is accepted?

How will I know if my application to be a San Mateo County poll worker is accepted?

Where can I find information on San Francisco ballot measures and propositions?

How can my garage be used as a polling place in San Francisco?

Where can I get a voter registration card in San Francisco?

What propositions are on the November 2016 ballot in California?

What propositions are on the November 2016 ballot in San Francisco?

Renting in San Francisco


What is the Rent Board Fee in San Francisco?

Where Can I Buy the Rent Board Ordinance Rules and Regulations in San Francisco?

What is this Year’s Annual Allowable Rent Increase in San Francisco?

What is a Banked Rent Increase?

How does the San Francisco Rent Board Impose the Annual Allowable Increase?

What is San Francisco’s Security Deposit Interest Rate?

Is there Interest on Security Deposits in San Francisco?

Everything You Need to Know About Security Deposits in San Francisco

In San Francisco Can a Landlord Charge More Rent Based on Additional Occupants?

What Are the Limits on Rent Charged By Master Tenants?

Can a Master Tenant Evict a Subtenant Without Just Cause?

What is a Just Cause Eviction?

All You Need to Know About Evictions Based on Owner or Relative Move-In

Can a Landlord Evict a Roommate or a Subtenant?

How to Report a Wrongful Eviction

When Can a Landlord Enter a Tenant’s Rental Unit?

Is an Illegal Rental Unit Still Subject to the Rent Ordinance in San Francisco?

Can Your Landlord Take Away Your Parking Spot in San Francisco?

Is a Landlord Required To Provide Heat to a Unit?

What is San Francisco’s Uniform Residential Hotel Visitor Policy?

Can the Rent Board Require that a Landlord Make Repairs?

If My Landlord Won’t Make Repairs, Can I Stop Paying Rent?

What is Good Samaritan Tenancy?

List of Landlord Petitions and Passthroughs

Filing a Tenant Petition in San Francisco

Substantial Decrease in Housing Services Petitions