Posts Tagged: Mission District

Did Gentrification Save Brooklyn?

Did Gentrification Save Brooklyn?

Posted March 2, 2017 by

Angry over the upscale transformation of formerly working-class Brooklyn neighborhoods like Park Slope and Williamsburg? Kay Hymowitz argues that rather than bemoan Brooklyn’s gentrification we should applaud it. In her new book, The New Brooklyn: What It Takes to Bring
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SF Progressives Divided Over Affordable Housing

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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After Slaying “Monster,” Activists Seek Affordable Housing

SF Needs Apt Sprinkler Law

SF Needs Apt Sprinkler Law

Posted February 2, 2015 by

Last week’s fatal Mission District fire displaced dozens of tenants. It should finally motivate the SF Board of Supervisors to do for apartments what it did in 2002 to stop SRO fires: require sprinklers inside living areas. The Mission fire
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