Posts Tagged: gentrification

Newsom’s 2004 Housing Vision Finally Popular

Newsom’s 2004 Housing Vision Finally Popular

Posted February 12, 2019 by

Governor Newsom’s  Housing Agenda Has Roots in 2004 Prop J Defeat In March 2004, newly-elected San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom suffered a devastating political defeat. His Prop J, the Workforce Housing Initiative, lost virtually every San Francisco neighborhood on route
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Groundbreaking for Market Street’s Signature Project

Why San Francisco Outdoes New York City on Tenants Rights

Central SOMA Exposes SF’s Political Identity Crisis

Is the Tenderloin “Slowly Gentrifying”?

Is the Tenderloin “Slowly Gentrifying”?

Posted March 6, 2018 by

In her otherwise solid story on a San Francisco start-up attracting working people to live in SROs, New York Times reporter Nellie Bowles stated that the Tenderloin is “slowly gentrifying.” Curiously, she made that statement while interviewing someone on a
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South Bay Inflicts Pain on SF Renters

South Bay Inflicts Pain on SF Renters

Posted August 8, 2017 by

Last night in the south of San Francisco city of Brisbane, the City Council continued its deliberations over whether to include any housing on its “Baylands” site. The Brisbane Planning Commission has supported a project that includes two-million square feet
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Scharf Leaves Tenderloin for Harvard Law

Scharf Leaves Tenderloin for Harvard Law

Posted June 8, 2017 by

Rio Scharf, organizer for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic’s Central City SRO Collaborative (CCSROC), leaves the gritty streets of the Tenderloin next week for a new neighborhood: the green pastures of Harvard Law School. Scharf follows in the footsteps of his
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SF in Denial on Housing, Homeless

SF in Denial on Housing, Homeless

Posted May 2, 2017 by

In an April 13 meeting with homeless service providers, activists and city officials , San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said that he has told each Supervisor that they should accept a Navigation Center in their district. Echoing comments by Supervisor
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