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In 2017, community members rallied together for Chinatown tenants' rights. A group of San Franciscans gather in Chinatown to call on Valstock Management to respect tenants' rights.


Amid a citywide reckoning with the urgent lack of affordable housing and a growing movement of tenants forced to organize to protect their rights, eight Chinatown Single-Room-Occupancy (SRO) tenants at 1350 Stockton and 371 Broadway and the Community Tenants Association (CTA) have won an unprecedented settlement that asserts their right to live peacefully in the neighborhood and buildings they call home.

Contending with systems designed to wear them down and shut them out, a small group of low-income Chinese immigrant tenants, all but one of whom are seniors, have won a collective fight to remain in their long-time rent-controlled homes, free from discrimination and harassment by one of San Francisco’s largest SRO management corporations.