Thursday, October 29, 2020

Housing

Landlords abandon attack on anti-eviction law

Group drops effort to block Preston law that protects renters who lost income because of COVID from losing their homes.

Planning commission rejects condo plan for building where seniors were evicted

In a 3-3 vote (the supes appointees on one side, the mayor's on the other) panel refuses to give financial windfall to owners a property where Ellis Act eviction took place.

Racist citations for minor offenses criminalize homeless people

New study looks at non-traffic citations, which can lead to arrests for behavior that wealthy white people engage in every day.

A displacement housing bill barely dies — but it will come back

Measure to turn any single-family lot into four units -- with zero affordable housing -- is the top of the Scott Wiener/Yimby agenda.

Now it’s the mayor attacking the supes

Breed tells business group that the progressive majority is against housing -- but the evidence shows otherwise.

The Agenda: The eviction tsunami begins

Local courts will start to hear cases Monday; tenant groups plan protest.

The Agenda: State housing battle plays out before SF supes

Mar wants ABAG to recognize that SF has already approved more luxury housing that it needs.

The privilege of breathing

How can you shelter in place when you have no shelter?

SF voters want more housing, not more police, for homeless crisis

Strong support for bold measures, including $2 billion in spending, in new poll.

Supreme Court upholds Prop. C in major victory for SF homeless advocates

Ruling shows that the odious Prop. 13, which devastated schools and local government, is starting to crumble.