Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Hot rental market sparks suspicions of landlord arson in San Francisco

Image result for Hot rental market sparks suspicions of landlord arson in San Francisco
Fire officials investigate whether fire alarms and fire escapes were working properly after a massive blaze ripped through a Mission District building in January, killing a man and injuring five other people.Ben Margot / AP


A city official held a public hearing in March about the unusually high number of apartment fires in recent years that have hit the Mission District, the neighborhood at the center of San Francisco’s gentrification crisis. Many locals and housing rights activists believe some of the fires may be landlord arson — efforts by building owners to push out lower-income tenants in favor of higher-paying ones.


Read the full article here and tell us what you think!



Wisdom of Solomon 2:10
Let us oppress the poor righteous man let us not spare the widow nor reverence the ancient gray hairs of the aged


Job 20:19 Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken away an house which he builded not;


Job 24:14 The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.