Displaced Tenants Learn About Their Right to Return

Our Housing Law Program Attorney, Judith Gallardo and Tenants’ Rights Activists inform Displaced Fire Victim Tenants about their “Right to Return”

Victims of the fires in both the Mission and the Tenderloin gathered in a conference room at City College’s Mission campus last night and were told that tenants displaced by a fire have the “right to return,” meaning that once the damaged units are repaired, the tenants must be notified within 30 days and must be offered the opportunity to move back in to their units at their former rent. After notice is given, tenants have 45 days to accept or decline the offer to return. Read More...