“Evicted” Vividly Portrays U.S. Urban Crisis

Posted February 29, 2016 by

I began assisting low-income tenants facing eviction in 1980. In those days, tenants in San Francisco’s Tenderloin were rarely if ever evicted through the legal process. Instead, they left after being threatened with violence or illegally locked out. Tenants who
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California’s Affordable Housing Crisis: Warnings and Solutions

Posted February 29, 2016 by Ana Beatriz Cholo

California leads the nation in having the most severely rent-burdened households, as well as having the largest shortage of affordable rental homes. (The U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development and other agencies consider families that spend more than 30 percent
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Willie Brown Talks at the Tenderloin Museum

Posted February 29, 2016 by

The legendary Willie Brown is coming to the Tenderloin on Monday, March 7 from 12-1pm for the Tenderloin Museum’s inaugural Lunch Time Speaker Series. It is an event you will not want to miss. Brown’s long history in San Francisco’s
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Aunt Charlie’s and Tenderloin Authenticity

Posted February 25, 2016 by

On February 24, a sold-out crowd attended the Tenderloin Museum’s showing of James Hosking’s documentary film and photo series, Beautiful by Night. The film follows three older drag entertainers at Aunt Charlie’s bar in the Tenderloin over the course of
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Gentrification in the Bay Area

Posted February 25, 2016 by Sasha Abramsky

Grade-school art teacher Melissa Jones is attending the opening of an exhibit called Roofless: Art Against Displacement at the Arlene Francis Center in Santa Rosa. It is a cold, rainy night in early January. Jones is a single mother; she
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Renting in Los Angeles — Dislocation, Dislocation, Dislocation

Posted February 24, 2016 by Sasha Abramsky

One block north of fabled Hollywood Boulevard, and a stone’s throw from the iconic Capitol Records Building, sit three rent-stabilized, two-story apartment buildings, known to residents as the Yucca-Argyle complex. One building is peach-colored, one green and the third yellow.
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted February 23, 2016 by

Subject: SF Supes to Honor Tenderloin Tenant Leader This is such a special honor to recognize people who go above and beyond to make living situations better for themselves and others. Brenda has a heart of gold and has had
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