S.F. Adopts Eviction Protections for Teachers and Children

S.F. Board of Supervisors Passes New Ordinance (160100) to Protect Teachers and Children From Eviction During the School Year

On April 12, 2016, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed ordinacne 160100, which protects tenants with a resident child under 18 years of age, as well as tenants working at a school in the S.F. public school system. The ordinance aims to protect children and teachers from being evicted for cause during the school year.

  • Title: 160100 [Administrative Code - No-Fault Eviction Protections During School Year]
  • Sponsors: Campos; Kim, Avalos, Mar, Cohen and Breed 
  • Prevents certain no-fault evictions (owner move-in, condominium conversion, removal of rental unit, capital improvement, and substantial rehabilitation) during the school year.
  • Applies when a child (under 18) or a person who works at a school in San Francisco resides in the rental unit, is a tenant or has a custodial or family relationship with a tenant.
  • Tenant must have resided in the unit for 12 months or more.
  • Exception: This ordinance does not restrict the timing of evictions performed in connection with mandatory seismic retrofits pursuant to Building Code, Chapter 34B, and Administrative Code, Chapter 65A
  • No exception for owner move-in evictions during the school year.

View the text of the ordinance here (version current as of 4.14.16). Futher information available here.

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