Posts Tagged: Homelessness

What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

London Breed

What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

Posted June 12, 2018 by

New Mayor Faces Short Timetable For Results London Breed has stretched her lead to 1601 votes with 17090 left to count, including provisionals.  Assuming Breed wins San Francisco’s 2018 mayor’s race, what is Mayor Breed likely to do? Here’s my
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Pro-Housing Voters Must Get Political

Pro-Housing Voters Must Get Political

Posted May 31, 2018 by

Housing Must Become Election Priority This week’s Berkeley City Council vote against a measure designed to build housing on BART parking lots (AB 2923) offers a wake- up call to pro-housing advocates. Berkeley voters would overwhelmingly back a ballot measure
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Why San Francisco Outdoes New York City on Tenants Rights

D8, Housing, Judges: SF’s Other Top June Races

New Push for Housing on SF-Owned Land

New Push for Housing on SF-Owned Land

Posted May 1, 2018 by

San Franciscans Complain About Housing Yet Oppose Solutions As San Francisco struggles to house homeless persons and build more housing, one solution remains less than fully tapped: constructing housing on SFMTA parking lots.  Over 120 housing advocates led by YIMBY
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Leno’s Flawed Homeless Plan

Leno’s Flawed Homeless Plan

Posted March 20, 2018 by

Promotes Unavailable SRO Vacancies Over Real Solutions Since I head an organization that contracts with the city to house homeless single adults, I planned to not critique the mayoral candidates’ homeless plans. But Mark Leno’s homeless plan promoted a false
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Will SF Voters Back Housing For All?

Will SF Voters Back Housing For All?

Posted March 8, 2018 by

June Measure Raises $1 Billion for Housing, Homelessness San Francisco, like Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland and other cities, suffers from both an acute homeless crisis and an inability to provide affordable housing for its working and middle-class. On June 5,
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SF Politics 2017: The Year in Review

SF Politics 2017: The Year in Review

Posted December 19, 2017 by

My annual year in review story follows the tragic December 12 death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Having written last week about Lee’s historic legacy, this story instead focuses on the year’s political events. I will write about post-Lee
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