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Ellis Reform Bill Faces New Test

Posted June 16, 2014 by

After a comeback win in the State Senate, San Francisco’s Ellis Act reform bill (SB 1439) faces a critical June 18 vote in the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee. It’s already proving a tough fight. Landlord interests have nothing
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SF Community Land Trust Stops Ellis Act Eviction

Posted June 13, 2014 by Valerie Zekas

Amidst an ever-increasing background of displacement and Ellis Act evictions of lower income households in San Francisco, the San Francisco Community Land Trust (Land Trust) has prevented the displacement of 14 low-income residents in the Mission District buy purchasing the
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SF Heading for Housing Civil War

Posted June 10, 2014 by

There is a quiet war raging in San Francisco’s housing community. It concerns Supervisor Jane Kim’s proposal for a housing balance, a strategy designed to ensure that market-rate housing does not exceed 70% of the total housing built. Proponents argue
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ACCJC Should be Replaced

Posted June 9, 2014 by Rick Sterling

Amidst all the talk about extending the accreditation of City College San Francisco (CCSF), something very important has been insufficiently reported. That is the fact that ACCJC is under effective “show cause” and may have its authorization revoked in 2015.
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