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From: Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council [mailto:info@hanc-sf.org] Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:07 AM To: Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Subject: Have Your Say on Kirkham Heights Mega-Development this Thursday, 6:30 pm Hall of Flowers If you have concerns about the impact of the proposed 445-unit development planned for 5th Ave and Kirkham Street in the Inner […]

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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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March 21, 2017 Dear Neighbor, We are writing to provide an update on the Kirkham Project EIR Public Scoping Meeting. The City of San Francisco Planning Department has scheduled the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Public Scoping meeting for the Kirkham Project on Thursday, March 30th, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at the County Fair Building […]

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Save the Date! On Thursday, April 6th, the proposed development at 650 Divisadero will go before the Planning Commission at San Francisco City Hall. Mark your calendars, and join us as we stand up and demand more affordability! Here’s the latest: The most recent version of the proposal at 650 Divisadero calls for a 66-unit building […]

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Although history has shown that just building more decreases affordable housing, State Senator Scott Wiener, who received major contributions by developers, is proposing market-rate development that bypasses local control in San Francisco. We went to Sacramento to tell Scott Wiener this is not what we want!

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Commuter Shuttles to Stay
02/28/2017

Despite evidence of the evictions and rise of housing prices around the commuter shuttle stops, the moderate San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Board of Directors approved the permanent shuttle stops.

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Elder Abuse by Eviction
02/22/2017

San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessey evicted 100 year old African American San Francisco resident Iris Canada. The sheriff is supported by Mayor Ed Lee, State Senator Scott Weiner, State Assemblyman David Chiu and billionaires who have been allowing speculators and capitalists to throw thousands of elderly, poor and minorities out of their homes for profits.

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Airbnb Restriction Passes
02/08/2017

Supervisor Peskin introduced legislation that makes it harder to convert residential hotels to tourist hotels. The full board passed the legislation unanimously on January 31, 2017 with pressure from tenant activists including the Tenants Union.

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The Tenants Union has a new Volunteer Director, Layla Stanley, starting February 1, 2017. She has been a volunteer counselor for the Tenants Union since 2011 as well as a community organizer for SF Supervisor campaigns. She can be reached at volunteer [at] sftu [dot] org.

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