Housing

19 Mar 2021

What’s Happening on Richardson Bay

When you cross that iconic rust-colored bridge and slide down Alexander Avenue into Sausalito, most people from the city would say that you are in an entirely different world. The Hilltop mansions, tucked between evergreens overlooking extravagant waterfront fine dining and enormous yachts, are a far cry from the colorfully

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05 Mar 2021

SF Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for People Exiting Homelessness

San Francisco city leaders on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of a future affordable housing complex in the city’s South of Market neighborhood that is set to provide housing for 96 people exiting homelessness. The $52 million project at 53 Colton St. is expected to completed by late 2022. “Projects like

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19 Feb 2021

What I Learned from Organizing a Rent Strike

It’s no secret that the Pandemic has had a devastating toll on New York City. Homelessness is at all time highs, COVID cases are surging, and record numbers of people are leaving the city. The only good thing to come of it is that for the first time since the

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12 Feb 2021

Bake Muffins & Fight Homelessness on National Muffin Day!

National Muffin Day is coming up on Sunday, February 21!  Normally we bake together with big kitchen parties and distribute muffins to people experiencing homelessness, but like everything else in the world, things are different this year. 

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04 Feb 2021

Paid Artists in Residency Program Open at SF Kapwa Gardens

Filipina/o/x artists, perk up your ears because Balay Kreative has openings for artist in residency programs for different disciplines.  Cash, studio space and making dope art are all on the table. SOMA’s newest garden is opening March 2021, and it’s going to be full art instillations (you can volunteer to

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22 Jan 2021

With All This Empty Commercial Space, Maybe it’s Time to Start Squatting

With the money running out and the uncertainty of the eviction moratoriums, I’m sure many San Francisco renters are wondering where they will go when it all comes crashing down. Those with a good grasp of history will find inspiration from the past, and in San Francisco, that past is

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12 Jan 2021

Carroll Fife Cuts Her Oakland City Council Teeth With Encampment Amendment Issue

Oakland City Council will meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss a number of agenda items. Among items to be considered are some simple extensions of emergency declarations, a proposal to lease land near the Chabot Space & Science Center for use by the school district and clarification of the city’s regulations

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31 Dec 2020

Our 10 Most Popular Articles of 2020

It was a hell of a year. BrokeAssStuart.com, like many independent media outlets and small businesses were hanging on by our proverbial fingernails. In 2020 we realized that everything we got paid to promote had to do with going out into the community, and that was all over with. The

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