Affordable Housing Assistance for Certain Tenants Subject to an Ellis Act Eviction

San Francisco residents who received a notice on or after January 1, 2012 that his or her landlord plans to withdraw the tenant's rental unit from the rental market under the Ellis Act may be eligible for a Certificate of Preference under all affordable housing programs administered or funded by the City if the tenant lived in their rental unit for at least ten (10) years, or at least five (5) years if the tenant is suffering from a life threatening illness or is disabled. For more information about such assistance, contact the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development at (415) 701-5613.

Amendments to Planning Code Section 24.8 and Administrative Code Section 37.6, effective January 18, 2014