Mar: Today is a historic moment as I and the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee voted to approve the loan for site acquisition and pre-development for the Sunset’s first 100% affordable housing development for low and moderate income families at 2550 Irving St.
Trading in automobile parking lots for green space and pedestrian pathways is the core idea driving the renovation of the Stonestown Galleria because the traditional model for the shopping mall will either evolve or die.
Starting in 2022, landlords will have to register their residential rental units with San Francisco’s Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Board and get a license following a unanimous decision by this San Francisco Board of Supervisors to create an inventory list.
Under the leadership of Mayor London Breed, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) has selected Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) to build and develop 100% affordable housing at 2550 Irving St. for families.
Although a moratorium on evictions for people not paying rent because of unemployment during the pandemic is now in force across California, “no fault” evictions like owner-move-ins or major renovations have not been covered.
District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and a coalition of local housing advocates announced on Oct. 16 the acquisition of the property located at 4200 Geary Blvd. – currently the site of a funeral home – to construct a 100%-affordable senior housing complex.
Although Gov. Gavin Newsom signed protections for tenants during the pandemic, San Francisco courts have resumed other eviction cases in spite of protests by westside housing advocates who say this is not the time to increase homelessness.
Blueprints for buildings to house teachers and other employees of the San Francisco Unified School District at the old Francis Scott Key Annex are currently with the SF Planning Department, waiting for approval.
Construction gets green light despite critics’ concerns about affordability and environmental issues.
A five-story, mixed-use building, now under review by the San Francisco Planning Department, will replace a Union 76 gas station at the corner of Lawton Street and 42nd Avenue in the Outer Sunset District.
Our organizations, based in the Sunset (D4ward) and Richmond (Richmond District Rising) neighborhoods of San Francisco, support the production of more housing in our community that is affordable, ensures stability for existing residents and maintains diversity in our neighborhoods.
On Dec. 17, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority both passed resolutions opposing California Senate Bill 50 (SB-50), unless amended.
California is in the midst of a housing crisis. For decades, we have not been building enough homes to meet demand. In fact, by some estimates, we’ve produced only 40 percent of what is needed since 2007.
Like the phoenix on San Francisco’s city flag, a controversial bill from a former city supervisor, which had died before in the state capitol, is once again rising from the ashes of legislative defeat, but not without pushback.
Housing Forum, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. at Lycée Francais de San Francisco, 1201 Ortega St,, at 20th Avenue.