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... and shocking data on Black unemployment during the tech boom. That's The Agenda for Jan. 14-20
Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.
The first assignments are not a sign of what the new board president is going to do.
Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.
When prices soften, developers stop building. So that plan isn't going to work.
New bill would protect existing affordable housing, which the city is losing almost as fast a new housing can be built.
Why is there no community process to determine which Soma developers will get their valuable permits under Prop. M?
Nonprofit leaders seeking consensus come up with a deal: Modest tenant protections in exchange for more market-rate housing and displacement.
The senator assumes the private market will solve our problems. That has never worked.