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May 4th, 8pm, Brava Theater The wave continues in the Mission District with 28 new developments waiting in the pipeline. Fires continue to rage in the Mission. Residents and small business’s continue to be displaced. Police related shootings are on the rise. Protestors against police killings are on day 13 of a hunger strike against […]

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When: Wednesday 5/4/2016 from 1:30-5:30 PM Where: St. Anthony’s Foundation, 150 Golden Gate Avenue, Conference Room What does the Homeless State of Emergency really mean for poor people? The Homeless State of Emergency is in the headlines and in the mouths of politicians, but what does it mean for people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco? […]

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Our allies Unite Here Local 2 who have been supporting our work against AirBnB are asking for support in boycotting Le Meridien SF and SF Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf because these Chesapeake-owned hotels have failed to negotiate a union contract. Pledge your support as we have. Do not let your friends and colleagues eat, meet […]

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A shortage of teachers in San Francisco due to rising housing costs led to legislation approved unanimously by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and signed by the Mayor that will stop certain no-fault evictions during the school year for teachers and children. The legislation was advocated for by Dean Preston and the San Francisco […]

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Due to pressure from union members (including Service Employees International Union/SEIU Local 1021 and Unite Here) and tenant activists including the San Francisco Tenants Union, the negotiations between Airbnb and SEIU fail. Labor and tenant activists oppose Airbnb since it illegally removes affordable housing from the market.

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The best way to address the homeless problem is through preventing homelessness in the first place. The dysfunctional life on the streets including killing non-threatening homeless by the police and homeless removal action supported by Mayor Ed Lee and California State Senate Candidate Scott Wiener, make it very difficult for the homeless to be stable […]

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The vast majority of Airbnb hosts have yet to register their properties and more than a quarter of San Francisco homes listed as vacation getaways on Airbnb violate the 90-day annual limit, according to a report released by the San Francisco Budget and Legislative Analyst’s Office.

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is asking for an exemption from Assembly Bill 2501 and 2522. The exemption would allow San Francisco to have more oversight over housing developments. There was a final amendment (in red) to get Supervisor Tang’s vote making the resolution unanimous. A group lead by Peter Cohen Co-Director and members […]

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Evictions Cause Job Loss
04/07/2016

“I thought job loss would be a big cause of eviction and it is, but eviction is also a big cause of job loss.” (Matthew Desmond, author of the new book Evicted: Poverty & Profit In The American City)

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Parking Permit Program
04/05/2016

San Francisco’s Residential Parking Permit Program Wants to Hear from You   11 Community Workshops Scheduled For May and June 2016   The SFMTA is seeking public engagement and input to update and improve San Francisco’s Residential Parking Permit program. The program has been largely unchanged for 40 years, even as San Francisco has changed […]

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