No one has stood up to the real estate industry

Dean Preston says that despite some important achievements like instituting rent control in 1979, San Francisco government hasn’t done enough to protect residents from real estate speculation. He wants to treat the displacement rate as a crisis and establish a right to counsel for all tenants facing eviction.

Storyteller: Dean Preston
Date of Story: 1979-present
Location of Story: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
Location: Hayes Valley, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
Date: 18 October, 2016