San Francisco Owners and Renters May See Rent Relief By Noni Richen

Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels   Federal Legislation governing rent assistance presented states with three options: State Rental Assistance Program, the Block Grant Option, or having part of the state allocation distributed through local jurisdictions. California chose to run the program in smaller jurisdictions, but offered larger jurisdictions the ability to elect to run their own programs.…

Beware of the Section 8 Lawsuit Trap! By Noni Richen

As the pandemic slowly winds down, we face numerous challenges in maintaining our property, often with reduced or even zero income to pay the bills.  The pandemic is winding down, but many of our members are still suffering. Some of us anticipate eventually receiving some government-funded relief after jumping through many hoops, including working with…

City Hall Scandals and the Housing Shortage By-Noni Richen, President of San Francisco Small Property Owners Association

Can you believe what is happening at City Hall? All the revelations of questionable conduct and decisions are shocking and disappointing. The investigation is dubbed “an FBI wide-ranging corruption case.” It seems we should be bracing ourselves for the next volley. Wouldn’t it be great to have an investigation of all departments by an impartial…