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San Francisco Planning is committed to ensuring all San Franciscans are aware of and understand the Department’s initiatives, are represented in the Department’s process for land-use projects, and that the barriers to participation are eliminated. We’re looking for your feedback on what interests you about land-use planning, how you would like to receive information, and […]

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The San Francisco Tenants Union has been trying to stop Airbnb’s illegal business practices that remove affordable housing for years. The San Francisco City Attorney secured a settlement with Airbnb to defend affordable housing while still allowing short-term rental income for permanent residents.

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Rent Increases, Chapter 7 “Banking” Past Annual Rent Increases > March 2016–February 2017 60.2% Hearing for Operating and Maintenance Expense Increase for Tenant > 1. Is all the documentation in the petition file? If bills, calculations, or letters are not included, you can access them at the Rent Board by making a document request (which […]

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Urban Design Guidelines
04/19/2017

The  San Francisco Planning Department has held almost 20 conversations with the community thus far about the Proposed Urban Design Guidelines, and the feedback and comments received have been compiled and included in the next Draft. If you would like to comment on the current Draft (released on March 16, 2017), they must be delivered by May 30, […]

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Derf Butler, who has just been indicted, told an FBI source that he “pays Supervisor Breed with untraceable debit cards for clothing and trips in exchange for advantages on contracts in San Francisco.” Read the San Francisco Examiner article here.

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The statewide tenants rights organization Tenants Together is working on repealing the statewide Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act that removed rent control for most single-family homes (including condos) and replacement roommates. The state bill that would let cities dramatically expand rent control has been put on hold for a year by its author amid fierce opposition […]

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One out of four “owner move-in” evictions may be fraudulent according to NBC’s investigation. Help prevent this illegal loss of affordable housing by filling out our survey.

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The Kirkham Project News
03/23/2017

A draft version of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is anticipated to be ready by mid-2018 and will also be available to the public for review and comment. The Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Initial Study is available on the Planning Department’s website: http://sfmea.sfplanning.org/1530%205th%20Avenue%20NOP_IS_Published.pdf If you have any questions or require additional information, please do not […]

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