Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: Board of Supervisors

Die-in protests mayor’s plan to shut homeless hotel rooms

But activists celebrate the right to challenge evictions.

On homelessness, no more about us, without us

People who have lived unhoused and in poverty need to be part of the official policy conversation.

Housing advocates protest mayor’s plan to close hotels

'Closures of the SIP hotels will put thousands of people at risk of returning to the streets and hundreds of essential workers being laid off.'

Supes to vote on cops contract — as new records show history of blocking reform

Documents reveal a stunning pattern of the POA trying to prevent reforms -- but a deal to give the cops raises with no concessions is still pending approval.

Supes, service providers stunned at mayor’s plan to close homeless hotels

Hearing shows that there is no financial reason to kick people out of hotel rooms, and no place for them to go.

Progressives are winning the Battle of San Francisco

The powerful moderates -- and their financial supporters -- lost overwhelmingly in the Nov. 3 election.

Big money didn’t win in San Francisco

The city's voters roundly rejected Uber and Lyft's Prop 22—though it won statewide—and elected a progressive majority Board of Supervisors, despite the Mayor's best efforts.

30 SF candidates sound off on how they would support sexual assault survivors

The Coalition of Local Anti-Rape Advocates questionnaire grills candidates on how they would support houseless, undocumented, and incarcerated survivors.

SF’s economic recovery plan: Trumpism on the local level

It's all about governmental deregulation and public subsidy of private profit -- while ignoring the manifest needs of everyday people.

Supes approve rent control for Midtown

After a six-year struggle, tenants win housing stability.