CALIFORNIA – Real Estate Developers Want To Evict 98-Year-Old Woman To Turn Her Apartment Into Condos

THINKPROGRESS.ORG:  Real Estate Developers Want To Evict 98-Year-Old Woman To Turn Her Apartment Into Condos
…the majority of Ellis Act evictions in recent years have been initiated by speculators rather than landlords
By Alan Pyke
July 10, 2014

San Francisco – When she was 97, Mary Phillips answered the door of the San Francisco apartment where she’s lived for 50 years only to be served with eviction papers. Now Phillips is 98 and still fighting Urban Green Investments’ attempt to kick her out of her home, and she’s getting some help from her community.

A group of “several dozen” protestors rallied outside Urban Green Investments’ headquarters on Wednesday, according to KRON-4 in San Francisco, to protest the company’s evictions of Phillips and other longstanding tenants. “I’ve been very happy here and I’ve always paid my rent,” Phillips told the station. “They’re going to have to take me out of here feet first.”  Read more:

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