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Who Won SF’s Housing Fight?

Posted May 23, 2017 by

Now that San Francisco Supervisors  have reached a deal on new inclusionary housing rules along with backing Katy Tang’s HOME SF proposal (details are still being worked out on the latter but the votes are there), who were the winners?
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Where Will SF Put Safe Injection Sites?

Posted May 18, 2017 by

Growing complaints about open drug use in San Francisco has increased political support for safe injection sites. This leads to the issue of geographic equity I recently raised about Navigation Centers: will city neighborhoods accept their fair share of injection
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Activists’ False Anti-Housing Narratives

Posted May 16, 2017 by

As people increasingly realize that cities must build more housing to address the affordability crisis, opponents are doubling down on fake housing narratives to combat this trend. A recent attack on pro-housing activists as the “‘Alt Right’ Darlings of the
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Battling Homelessness Through Re-Entry Housing

Posted May 16, 2017 by Michelle Duke

A major challenge in reducing homelessness is housing people who have been through the criminal justice system. Since 2015, the Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) has provided re-entry housing for criminal justice-involved adults in partnership with the San Francisco Adult Probation
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SF in Denial on Housing, Homeless

Posted May 2, 2017 by

In an April 13 meeting with homeless service providers, activists and city officials , San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said that he has told each Supervisor that they should accept a Navigation Center in their district. Echoing comments by Supervisor
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What’s Behind SF Housing Fight?

Posted April 27, 2017 by

Today’s Planning Commission hearing on San Francisco’s new inclusionary housing rules starts weeks of battling over rival proposals. The real test comes at the May 8 Board of Supervisor’ Land Use hearing and the subsequent vote at the full Board.
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