Modesto Solidarity Network Fights Illegal Lockout
San Francisco Bay Area
27 Jun 2011 06:39 GMT
Modesto Solidarity Network's first campaign was against EXIT Reality, a company with various offices around Modesto and Northern California. The fight was centered around the "illegal lockout" of a renter from their apartment. In California, an illegal lockout refers to the practice of landlords changing locks and harassing or threatening tenants until they leave their homes even though they have not been 'legally" given a 30-days notice. Such a practice is wide spread among Modesto landlords, so it is hoped that this action is only a sign of more to come.
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