Housing

19 Nov 2021

Friday News Roundup: Breed Pushes Drug Use Sites & Booster Appointments Now Available

Hey there, San Francisco.  Happy Friday. This week we learned that Mayor London Breed is pushing forward with a plan to open a supervised drug consumption site in the Tenderloin. And, all residents 18 years or older can start booking their booster shot appointments. More info on how to do

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18 Nov 2021

Will CA’s Plan For ‘Clearing’ Homeless Camps Actually Change Anything?

Shelter beds for people shouldn’t be the ultimate goal. Running shelters can be very expensive, and while it treats the problem temporarily, it can be a dead end when there’s no permanent housing on the other side

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14 Oct 2021

MILLS COLLEGE WORKERS RALLY FOR JOBS, UNION RECOGNITION

Thirty to 40 staff, part-time faculty and students marched and rallied Wednesday afternoon at Mills College in Oakland to retain their jobs and seek a union contract as the merger with Northeastern University gets underway, a union member said.

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17 Sep 2021

Ask a Tenant Attorney: How to Deal with Pest Infestations

Ask a Tenants Right’s Lawyer is your chance to learn how to survive as a renter in San Francisco.  Attorney Daniel Wayne has a lot of the information you need to keep you in your home.  This month’s topic: Dealing with bedbugs, vermin, and other pest infestations. Got a question? Send

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09 Sep 2021

They’re Building another ‘Saleforce’ Tower Next to the Old One

You can already see that Salesforce monstrosity from every street in the city as it is.

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21 Jun 2021

Vital Bay Area Refuge For Low Income Artists Needs Your Help!

    A unique solution to the Bay Area’s housing crisis and cultural decay needs you to take action right now! The Music Menagerie is a new and vital non-profit organization founded by local queer Black artist Latashia Govan. The author of this story would like to emphasize the word ‘vital,’

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20 May 2021

Compassionate Alternative Responses to Homelessness in San Francisco

Op-Ed By Jennifer Friedenbach  Jennifer Friedenbach is the Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco. CoH organizes homeless people to fight for permanent solutions and human rights. SF CART: Statement on Mayor’s New Street Responses In January of 2020, the San Francisco Police Commission passed a resolution unanimously

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14 May 2021

There is No San Francisco Without San Francisco

It felt like moving trucks were parked on every block in town. There was a low hum of activity as friends, frenemies, lovers, ex-lovers, sometimes lovers, parents, stepparents, drag parents, and day laborers hired from in front of the U-Haul place on Bryant Street, all carried furniture out of buildings throughout the city.

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