Housing

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,’

Max Silver 0
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

Guest Writer 0
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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07 May 2021

San Francisco’s Long History of Catastrophic Sinkholes

We all hope that the pandemic is starting to loosen its grip on San Francisco. As it does, and we emerge, blinking, into the light, we will be presented with the obvious question: what existential threat should occupy our minds now? I would like to propose that we spend our

Ernst Schoen-Rene 2
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

Taylor Martinez 4
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

Bay City News 0
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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