Representative Case Results

Our attorneys have assisted hundreds of tenants throughout the Bay Area in a wide range of situations over the past five years, including eviction lawsuits, buyout negotiations, rent board hearings, and affirmative lawsuits against landlords. Along the way we have helped our clients recover millions of dollars.

The below are some recent results we have obtained for clients. Past results do not guarantee an outcome as each and every case is different.


Recovered on behalf of elderly, disabled tenant who was forced to move out of her rent controlled San Francisco apartment of 50 years after landlord/owner failed to resolve numerous building code violations that remained outstanding for over a decade.


Recovered in action on behalf of eight tenants in Hayward SRO involving egregious substandard living conditions - bedbugs, roaches, mice, faulty electricity, harassment, and numerous building violations.


Confidential settlement on behalf of seven tenants in East Palo Alto who were forced to move out of their homes due to the landlord's failure to maintain a safe living environment, leaving several of them homeless.


Recovered in action on behalf of two San Francisco tenants who were wrongfully evicted from their rent controlled marina flat after complaining about habitability defects and illegal rent increases.


Recovered on behalf of two short term San Francisco tenants who were forced to permanently vacate their rent controlled in-law apartment when landlord convinced them they had to move out for five days while repairs were made, and thereafter never restored possession.


Recovered in constructive eviction action on behalf of two 14 year tenants in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood. Tenants were living in what they later learned was an illegal in-law unit and were forced to move after years of harassment from their landlord and substandard living conditions.


Recovered on behalf of three long-term San Francisco tenants who were constructively evicted due to nuisance conditions created by downstairs commercial tenant which the landlord failed to address.


Recovered in constructive eviction lawsuit on behalf of tenant living with bedbugs and other uninhabitable conditions in San Francisco mid-market apartment building.


Recovered in a constructive eviction lawsuit on behalf of a San Francisco family that was constructively evicted from their Russian Hill Apartment. This case involved a short tenancy and ongoing harassment and habitability defects that forced the tenants to move.

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