Posts Tagged: Homelessness

SF’s Homeless Spending Myth

SF’s Homeless Spending Myth

Posted August 14, 2018 by

The Truth: Homeless Spending Makes a Difference “San Francisco already is spending more than $300 million a year on homelessness and the problem seems to be getting worse. I’d have to be convinced that taxing San Francisco hundreds of millions
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Will SF Voters Reduce Homelessness?

Will SF Voters Reduce Homelessness?

Posted July 12, 2018 by

Passing “Our City, Our Home” is Essential The defeat of Prop D in the June election was the second time in three years that San Francisco voters rejected raising taxes to reduce homelessness. Now the city has another chance to
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Mayor Breed’s First 100 Days

Mayor Breed’s First 100 Days

Posted July 10, 2018 by

Key Action Items for San Francisco’s New Mayor London Breed becomes Mayor of San Francisco on July 11. She is ready to hit the ground running. Breed told the SF Chronicle on July 7 that her first year goals were
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What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

London Breed

What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

Posted June 12, 2018 by

New Mayor Faces Short Timetable For Results London Breed has stretched her lead to 1601 votes with 17090 left to count, including provisionals.  Assuming Breed wins San Francisco’s 2018 mayor’s race, what is Mayor Breed likely to do? Here’s my
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Pro-Housing Voters Must Get Political

Pro-Housing Voters Must Get Political

Posted May 31, 2018 by

Housing Must Become Election Priority This week’s Berkeley City Council vote against a measure designed to build housing on BART parking lots (AB 2923) offers a wake- up call to pro-housing advocates. Berkeley voters would overwhelmingly back a ballot measure
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Why San Francisco Outdoes New York City on Tenants Rights

D8, Housing, Judges: SF’s Other Top June Races

New Push for Housing on SF-Owned Land

New Push for Housing on SF-Owned Land

Posted May 1, 2018 by

San Franciscans Complain About Housing Yet Oppose Solutions As San Francisco struggles to house homeless persons and build more housing, one solution remains less than fully tapped: constructing housing on SFMTA parking lots.  Over 120 housing advocates led by YIMBY
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