Posts Tagged: tenants

Special Report: Why Tenants Need SB50

Special Report: Why Tenants Need SB50

Posted April 17, 2019 by

SB50 Opens Gentrified Neighborhoods to Working and Middle-Class Residents California’s SB 50, with lead co-sponsors Senators Nancy Skinner and Scott Wiener, expands housing opportunities for working and middle-class tenants who have been priced out of cities. So why do many
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What Cities Can Learn From Boulder, Denver, Minneapolis

SF’s Moment of Truth on Housing

SF’s Moment of Truth on Housing

Posted February 5, 2019 by

Two Key Votes on Promoting Affordability All San Francisco politicians claim to support building more housing. But some also work against that goal. Now a “progressive” Board of Supervisors faces two key votes over expanding housing for low-income, working and
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Special Edition: Election Predictions for Nov. 2018

Prop 10 Has Already Won

Prop 10 Has Already Won

Posted October 30, 2018 by

Building Momentum for Future Tenant Victories Last week’s poll by the Public Policy Institute of California that had California’s Prop 10 trailing badly (60% say they will vote no) led some to conclude that a big defeat would set back
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Predicting SF’s Elections

Predicting SF’s Elections

Posted October 2, 2018 by

Key Races Remain Up For Grabs It’s a week before absentee balloting begins, a time when the likely winners of San Francisco elections are usually  clear. Not this year.  The combination of  voters’ atypically high preoccupation with national issues and
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Cities Lack Housing for Amazon’s Workers

Cities Lack Housing for Amazon’s Workers

Posted August 7, 2018 by

Amazon Will Worsen Urban Affordability Crisis As cities offer secret bounties to become Amazon’s second headquarters, the aggressive recruitment raises a question that all high housing cost cities involved should be asking: Where will Amazon’s new employees live? None of
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Can Vallie Brown Win in 2019?

Can Vallie Brown Win in 2019?

Posted July 17, 2018 by

Breed’s Strong Choice Faces Preston in 2019 Mayor London Breed has appointed longtime D5 activist Vallie Brown to replace her on the Board of Supervisors. Now the question on many minds  is whether Brown can win a full term against
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