America Deserves A National Housing Town Hall

Posted February 23, 2016 by

The Democratic Party holds another Town Hall on February 23, this time in South Carolina. If it follows previous debates and candidate forums, the nation’s housing crisis will be ignored. America’s working and middle-class deserve better. They deserve a national
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Affordable Housing: Introduction to a Crisis

Posted February 23, 2016 by Sasha Abramsky

California’s housing crisis is a complex one, as befits a state with a population of close to 40 million people, spread out over 163,696 square miles, and with some of the country’s largest cities and fastest growing population hubs, as
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted February 22, 2016 by

Subject: Black Presidents Matter The downside of Obama’s success is that the republicans out there feel threatened, angry, hostile, jealous, and just plain nasty about his success.  And some dislike him just because he is black.  Consider, for example, the
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted February 22, 2016 by

Subject: sprinklers Randy, I’ve followed your columns for years.  I’m also a small owner of a 3-family in NYC.  I’m also a certified sprinkler inspector, and my house has sprinklers in the stairwell. To be perfectly honest, I don’t think
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Missing Sprinklers Costs Tenants Their Homes

Posted February 22, 2016 by

Mission Local reported last week that the estimated 60 tenants displaced by the 22nd and Mission Street fire will likely lose their homes permanently due to the structure’s impending demolition. Supervisor David Campos pledged to “see what we can do
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SF Supes to Honor Tenderloin Tenant Leader

Posted February 22, 2016 by

Brenda Washington, a Jefferson Hotel tenant organizer and a key tenant leader in San Francisco’s Tenderloin, will be honored by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on February 23 as part of Black History Month. This recognition is well deserved.
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Black Presidents Matter

Posted February 22, 2016 by Tina Dupuy

President Obama is a radical socialist…as evident by none of his policies or anything he’s ever said. He’s a radical because his opponents call him a radical. They dubbed his signature market-based health care law a government takeover of health
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SF Progressives Divided Over Affordable Housing

Posted February 19, 2016 by

As Supervisors Kim and Peskin debate Mayor Lee over the best way to increase San Francisco’s affordable housing requirements, all agree that market rate housing propels the development of affordable units. It turns out that the real battle around housing
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