Senior eviction lawsuit closes with settlement

This was the case that showed us why cities like San Mateo and Burlingame desperately need tenants’ protections. In memory of Marie Hatch, we will continue to fight for the basic right of all tenants to live lives of dignity.

Landlord who evicted Marie Hatch from Burlingame home agrees to pay $200K

lawsuit filed against the landlord who evicted Marie Hatch from her longtime Burlingame home settled with a $200,000 award to the son of the senior tenant whose displacement garnered international attention.

“In my opinion, the behavior certainly contributed to her death. They served an eviction notice to a 97-year-old,” he said. “How would you like to be 97 years old and be told that you have 30 to 60 days to leave?”

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