Posts Tagged: San Francisco

Tenderloin Museum Turns Two: Much to Celebrate!

SF in Denial on Housing, Homeless

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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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38 Year Mission Tenant, Spouse Beat Third Bad Faith OMI Eviction

What’s Behind SF Housing Fight?

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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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Oakland’s Traumatic Week

The fatal West Oakland fire

Oakland’s Traumatic Week

Posted March 30, 2017 by

City Shows Confidence Toward Future In a single week, Oakland had the following occur: *A West Oakland residential fire killed four people. The building’s landlord had been working to evict some of the tenants, who had gone to court to
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Is LA More Pro-Homeless Than SF?

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Is LA More Pro-Homeless Than SF?

Posted March 9, 2017 by

On March 7, Los Angeles voters approved Prop H, a quarter cent sales tax increase that will raise $355 million a year for ten years for homeless services. A 2/3 vote was needed, and voters came through. That’s $3.55 billion
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Did Gentrification Save Brooklyn?

The 2005 upzoning of the Williamsburg waterfront

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 Must House Working, Middle-Class Families

Teachers would be eligible for inclusionary housing under proposed new rules

SF Must House Working, Middle-Class Families

Posted February 28, 2017 by

Supes to Decide Whether to Help Middle-Class A new battle is brewing over San Francisco’s inclusionary housing law. And once again, some progressives are ignoring the broad public support for using private development to leverage more affordable housing for working
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