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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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New SRO Law’s Surprising Success

Posted April 25, 2017 by

It’s been over a month since San Francisco strengthened its law protecting SRO housing, and it’s already working. Introduced by Supervisor Aaron Peskin last December and later co-sponsored by Supervisors Cohen, Kim, Safai, and Sheehy, the new law was designed
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The Mission’s “Monster” Revives

Posted April 13, 2017 by

Mission District Housing Wars are Back. After an owner/developer lawsuit that led us to conclude the project had “collapsed” (“After Slaying Monster, Activists Seek Affordable Housing,” August 25, 2015), a proposed 10-story condo tower for the northeast corner of 16th
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