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On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the SF Board of Supervisors voted to delay the appeal of the permanent commuter shuttle plan until February 23, pending revisions to the legislation passed by the SFMTA Board of Directors on November 17, 2016.  Supervisors Campos, Breed, and Yee introduced the attached resolution urging the SFMTA Board of Directors to […]

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Inspired by community-driven movements worldwide for neighborhood empowerment, join an Organizing Bootcamp with Dean Preston throughout District 5. Strategize with organizing experts on how to make change in your neighborhood. Upcoming dates and locations: February 18 North of Panhandle – Bootcamp #1 Click here to RSVP! 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM Emmanuel Church (1649 Hayes […]

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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) wants to hear your ideas on how to update and improve its Residential Parking Permit program. The program has been largely unchanged for 39 years, even as San Francisco has changed considerably. The SFMTA is seeking to update the program, align it with the city’s transportation goals and […]

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After protests by the community, Supervisor London Breed (who is running for reelection) has introduced an amendment to eliminate rent-controlled units from demolition for the Mayor’s Office proposed Affordable Housing Bonus Program. Give input at the community meetings and Planning Commission Hearing on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 12:00 pm, Room 400, City Hall. Info […]

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The San Francisco Tenants Union publishes the only comprehensive book on tenant rights in San Francisco. We want to translate it into Spanish for the first time. Please help us keep Spanish-speaking tenants in San Francisco by a tax deductible donation for publishing the handbook.

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The San Francisco Rent Board has finalized the Rent Board Rules and Regulations that allow households to add roommates despite restrictions on the rental agreement. The legislation has been allowed to remain as intended despite attempts by the landlord commissioners and initially the “neutral” commissioner (all appointed by the Mayor) to limit the legislation to […]

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The San Francisco Rent Board is still finalizing the Rules and Regulations (which interpret the law) for the legislation strengthening protections from evictions effective November 9, 2015. The Rules are expected to be finalized at the meeting on December 3, 2015. Meanwhile, the law is in effect for tenants with rent control.

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The Rent Board Commissioners (appointed by the Mayor) attempted to change legislation effective November 9, 2015 from what was understood by tenant advocates and the Rent Board staff to be the intent of the law. The Commissioners attempted to change the provision for allowing additional roommates number to be effective only for new tenancies. The […]

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