In response to the recent increase in Ellis Act evictions that have grabbed the attention of many local politicians, two separate overhaul plans are currently being devised, both in the hopes of slowing the rate of renter relocation. The first, imagined by mayor Ed Lee’s camp, is to “make Ellis Act evictions so expensive for property owners that there is little incentive to pursue them,” and to impose additional permit requirements and restrictions on property sales post-evictions.

via Curbed SF : The San Francisco Neighborhoods and Real Estate Blog.