Andrew Stelzer: Radio & Print Journalist
Could Free Eviction Attorneys Help Stem San Francisco’s Housing Crisis?

Photo by Liza Veale

In 2017, more than 1,600 San Francisco renters received eviction notices. Some of them fought back in court, but many — even those who had a good case — gave up and moved out because they didn’t know their legal rights.

That could all change in June, as voters consider Proposition F, which would provide free legal help to anyone facing eviction.

This story originally aired on KALW in May 2018, and a different version on The California Report. There was also a print version in the San Francisco Public Press.