Case Results

Backed by years of experience, Tenant Law Group has assisted tenants throughout the State of California who have been harassed or forced to endure uninhabitable living conditions recover millions of dollars for their losses.

[Note: Each tenant rights matter is unique. These results do not represent a promise or guarantee of any particular outcome.]

  • $660,000.00
    $660,000.00 Settlement in Oakland Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a global settlement of over $660,000.00 on behalf of the occupants of three rental units in Oakland. (The heads of household were all African American grandmothers, two of whom were disabled and two of whom were beneficiaries of the Section 8 Voucher Program.) In the lawsuit, tenants alleged that following the landlord’s purchase of the building, the property manager began a campaign of harassment that included frivolous eviction notices and culminated in all occupants being forced to leave their homes in just over a year; that the rental units were subsequently renovated and re-let at higher rents; and that they suffered severe mental and emotional injury.

  • $465,000.00
    465,000.00 Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit
    Secured a settlement of $465,000.00 twenty-seven days before trial on behalf of a couple alleging that they had been harassed and constructively evicted from their rent-controlled San Francisco apartment following a fourteen-year tenancy, and that they had suffered severe mental and emotional distress as a result.
  • $422,315.42
    $422,315.42 Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit
    Secured a global settlement of over $420,000.00 twenty-four days before trial on behalf of two elderly tenants who alleged they had been wrongfully evicted from their rent-controlled San Francisco apartment following a thirty-three-year tenancy and had suffered severe mental and emotional distress as a result.
  • $250,000.00
    $250,000.00 Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit
    Secured a quarter-million-dollar settlement fifty-four days before trial on behalf of two professional women alleging they had been wrongfully evicted from their rent-controlled San Francisco apartment following multiple instances of harassment by the landlord and a fraudulent owner move-in eviction.
  • $225,000.00
    $225,000.00 Settlement in Oakland Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit
    Secured a $225,000.00 on behalf of three immigrants (a single mother, her minor son, and a family friend), who resided in the converted garage of a single-family home in Oakland. In the lawsuit, the tenants alleged they were subjected to multiple unlawful entries and substandard living conditions, followed by an attempt by the landlord to convince the tenants to waive their rights to sue in exchange for a return of their security deposit.
  • $170,000.00
    $170,000.00 Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a $170,000.00 settlement on behalf of four tenants who had resided in two separate rent-controlled apartments in San Francisco. In the lawsuit, tenants alleged that their apartment were not properly waterproofed and that they did not receive statutory relocation benefits to which they were entitled.

  • $150,000.00
    $150,000.00 Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Injury Lawsuit

    Secured a $150,000.00 settlement on behalf of a couple living in a rent-controlled apartment who alleged they endured several years of habitability issues and harassment in their San Francisco apartment. One of the tenants alleged he slipped and injured his back and was unable to break his fall because the landlord failed to install a handrail, as required by law. The tenants were not forced to leave and continue to reside in their rent-controlled apartment.

  • $137,500.00
    $137,500.00 Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a $137,500.00 settlement on behalf of a senior citizen who had resided in a rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco for several years. In the lawsuit, the tenant alleged that she was forced to move out against their will due to construction and that she did not receive the statutory relocation payments to which she was entitled.

  • $130,000.00
    $130,000.00 Buyout of San Francisco Rental Unit
    Secured a $130,000.00 buyout on behalf of a senior who had resided in his rent-controlled San Francisco since the mid-1980s.
  • $130,000.00
    $130,000.00 Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a $130,000.00 settlement on behalf of two tenants who had resided in a rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco. In the lawsuit, tenants alleged that their apartment were not properly waterproofed, that they were forced to vacate against their will, and that they did not receive statutory relocation benefits for their displacement.

  • Confidential Settlement
    Confidential Six-Figure Settlement in San Francisco Constructive Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a confidential six-figure settlement on behalf of three tenants residing in a San Francisco apartment subject to the Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance. In the lawsuit, tenants alleged they were constructively evicted after a fire destroyed their rental unit and that their rental unit was subsequently robbed due to inadequate security.

  • Confidential Settlement
    Confidential Six-Figure Settlement in San Francisco Constructive Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a confidential six-figure settlement on behalf of two tenants residing in a San Francisco apartment not subject to the Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance. In the lawsuit, tenants alleged they were constructively evicted after a fire sprinkler went off, flooding their apartment and damaging their personal property.

  • Confidential Settlement
    Confidential Six-Figure Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Habitability Lawsuit

    Secured a confidential six-figure settlement on behalf of two tenants residing in a rent-controlled San Francisco apartment. In the lawsuit, tenants alleged that their apartment was not properly waterproofed and that, as a result, many items of personal property were damaged by mold.

  • Confidential Settlement
    Confidential Six-Figure Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a confidential six-figure settlement on behalf of two sets of couples (four individuals) residing in rental units on separate floors in a San Francisco apartment building. In the lawsuit, the tenants in the upper unit alleged uninhabitable conditions due to water intrusion and temporarily displacement without compensation for their loss. The tenants in the lower unit also alleged uninhabitable conditions due to water intrusion and permanent displacement from their rental unit, also without compensation for their loss.

  • Confidential Settlement
    Confidential Six-Figure Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a confidential six-figure settlement on behalf of a same sex couple residing in a San Francisco apartment building. In the lawsuit, the tenants alleged they were forced to leave their home of several years permanently due to uninhabitable conditions, that they were never offered relocation payments, and that they both suffered mental and emotional injury.

  • $96,000.00
    $96,000.00 Settlement in San Francisco County Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a $96,000.00 settlement on behalf of a single mother and her three sons who were forced out of their rent-controlled San Francisco apartment. In the lawsuit, the tenants alleged they were forced to live for months in a unit that had been flooded with raw sewage, destroying virtually all their personal property. The settlement allowed the clients to obtain housing of their own for the first time in months.

  • $95,000.00
    $95,000.00 Settlement in Marin County Harassment and Wrongful Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured a $95,000.00 settlement on behalf of three immigrant families forced out of non-rent-controlled apartments in San Rafael, California. In the lawsuit, the tenants alleged they endured harassment and that their rental units required multiple repair issues that went unaddressed.

  • $83,000.00
    $83,000.00 Settlement in San Francisco Harassment and Constructive Eviction Lawsuit

    Secured an $83,000.00 settlement on behalf of two immigrant tenants of San Francisco apartment not subject to the Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance. In the lawsuit, the tenants alleged they were constructively evicted after enduring harassment by their landlords and being forced to live in a unit with, among other things, heating and plumbing not maintained in good working order, rodent and cockroach infestations, ineffective waterproofing of roof and exterior walls, and moisture and mold growth in several rooms.