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Of the fifteen bills in the “housing package” signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on September 29, the one that got the most attention in the news media was State Senator Scott Wiener’s SB 35—and for good reason: SB 35 goes a long way toward “putting teeth” in California’s Regional Housing Needs Allocations, the […]

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Hosted by San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition and Tenants Together Wednesday, December 13 at 6 PM – 9 PM Bayanihan Community Center Join the Bay Area tenant movement for an end-of-the-year celebration of our collective work! Casual, family-friendly, small plates, beer and wine, and music! Bring your friends! Facebook Page

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After the latest round of feedback and in response to public comment at the Planning Commission on May 11th, 2017, the Department is proposing a revised structure to how guidance can be provided for Neighborhood Commercial (NC) districts within the city. Along with the Urban Design Guidelines, the Department is proposing the creation and adoption […]

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Monday, December 18 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St/Mission St, San Francisco Hey folks It is time for the 4th Annual Sad Bastard Club Benefit for The San Francisco Tenants Union. The unmitigated cruelty of the Trump era is about to put the hurt on a whole lot more people, […]

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Map of Urban Displacement
11/25/2017

Maps that have been updated, expanded, and refined, revealing the latest state of gentrification and displacement in Northern California communities stretching are being released by the University of California, Berkeley’s Urban Displacement Project, in collaboration with the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development.

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The Planning Department regrets to announce that it has suspended efforts to advance the proposed Residential Expansion Threshold (RET) Project to allow for additional review. The Residential Expansion Threshold Project’s primary objective is to eliminate the ineffective Tantamount to Demolition controls and place more emphasis on the size and density of buildings by incentivizing a […]

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Victory in Ellis Act Case
11/18/2017

Betty Rose Allen, an educator born and living in SF for almost 40 years, defeated an Ellis Act eviction by jury trial for the first time in California’s history. Both she and her catastrophically ill mother, now deceased, were served with eviction notices. Huge thanks to Tenderloin Housing Clinic, San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition and everyone […]

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