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Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory Faces Eviction

posted by Randall

Original Chinatown Ice Cream FactoryThe owners of the Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory in New York are refusing to just lick their wounds after being handed eviction papers.

They’re fighting back.

The New York Daily News reports owner Philip Seid is suing to block his eviction over a water dispute.

“My landlord is just really unbearable,” co-owner Christina Seid, … Read more

Chinese American

Chinatown Building Deemed Unsafe. Tenants Evacuated

posted by Randall
85 Bowery NY Chinatown Evacuation

Via Yuh-Line Niou via Twitter

Dozens of tenants evacuated Thursday from a New York Chinatown apartment deemed unsafe are accusing the landlord of trying to get rid of them so he can build a high rise, reports Patch.

The apartment on 85 Bowery housed at least 75 tenants, according to The Lo-Down, which reported … Read more

Chinese American

Jun 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Desperate Time for Chinatown Residents Looking for Affordable Housing

Desperate Time for Chinatown Residents Looking for Affordable Housing

posted by Randall

Oakland SRO 524 Eighth Street
 
Two news stories exemplify the desperate situation for Chinatown residents looking for affordable housing.

With the average rent in Oakland at $2400 a month, hundreds of Chinatown seniors waited as long as overnight for a chance to be put on a waiting list for subsidized housing, reports ABC7.

While in the local courts, … Read more

Chinese American

Oct 28, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on DNA Info: New York Chinatown Groups Demand Mayor de Blasio’s Resignation

DNA Info: New York Chinatown Groups Demand Mayor de Blasio’s Resignation

posted by Randall

New York ChinatownMembers of dozens of neighborhood organizations protested outside city hall and accused Mayor Bill de Blasio of not working to preserve low income housing in Chinatown and the Lower East Side, reported DNA Info.

The Chinatown Working Group, a coalition of 52 organizations, demanded that de Blasio resign and held up an unflattering paper … Read more

Chinese American

KPIX: Chinatown Tenants Face Eviction

posted by Randall

Oakland tenement

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Chinese American

Jul 31, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Chinatown Residents Face Eviction to Make Way for Tourists

Chinatown Residents Face Eviction to Make Way for Tourists

posted by Randall

Chinatown San Francisco

Reports are growing that more and more San Francisco Chinatown residents are being evicted, often times in favor of short term rentals catering to tourists.

KQED reports Owen Wang returned home one day to find a new door knob on his front door. His key no longer worked.

A notice written in English pretty much … Read more

Community Issues

Nov 20, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on SF Examiner: Chinese Family Find New Home After Ellis Act Eviction

SF Examiner: Chinese Family Find New Home After Ellis Act Eviction

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Lee Family evictionA Chinese family evicted from their San Francisco apartment of 34 years has finally found a new home.

Gum Gee Lee, 73; her husband, Poon Heung Lee, 79; and their disabled daughter, Shiu Man Lee, 48, were evicted from their longtime San Francisco apartment in October under the Ellis Act which allows landlords to evict … Read more

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Oct 21, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on SF Examiner: Eviction of Elderly Chinese American Family Delayed

SF Examiner: Eviction of Elderly Chinese American Family Delayed

posted by Randall

Lee Family evictionA landlord has refused to pay the compensation owed to an elderly Chinese American family (pictured) who has lived in their San Francisco apartment for 34 years and now faces eviction, reports the SF Examiner.

Gum Gee Lee, 73, and her husband, Poon Heung Lee, 79, along with their disabled 48-year old daughter had … Read more

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Oct 1, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on SF Examiner: SF @MayorEdLee Puts Eviction of #Chinese American Family on Hold

SF Examiner: SF @MayorEdLee Puts Eviction of #Chinese American Family on Hold

posted by Randall

Ed LeeSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has intervened to temporarily postpone the eviction of an elderly Chinese American family and their disabled daughter, reports the SF Examiner.

According to tenant advocacy groups who talked to the Examiner, this is the first time they can recall a mayor intervening to ask a landlord to hold off … Read more

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Sep 26, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on SF Examiner: Protestors Stall Eviction of Elderly Chinese Couple

SF Examiner: Protestors Stall Eviction of Elderly Chinese Couple

posted by Randall

  Omar CalimbasHundreds of protestors came out Wednesday to successfully delay the eviction of an elderly Chinese couple in San Francisco, reports the  SF Examiner.

The Sheriff Department never arrived to carry out the scheduled court ordered eviction.

“At first they were coming here for sure, then we understood that they were coming here to assess … Read more

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