Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: District 5

A ‘double celebration:’ Unionization moves forward at two local companies

Dandelion Chocolate workers hope to join Tartine Bakery workers, who just won a contested election for union representation.

Inside the SIP hotels saga

How activists and some supes forced the city to put homeless people in hotel rooms.

Supes to consider rent control for Midtown

Preston measure would give the largely African-American tenants the protections they lost in 2014.

Developer wants huge density bonus — should we know why?

Fascinating housing discussion last week at the Board of Supes. The issue involves a large site at Geary and Masonic that for years was home to the now-shuttered Lucky...

SF heads toward eviction moratorium

Mayor London Breed said she will issue a directive to place a moratorium on evictions in the midst of the coronavirus at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. The directive...

Could SF take over thousands of rent-controlled apartments?

Supervisor Dean Preston is demanding that one of San Francisco’s biggest landlords, Veritas Investments, halt the sale of 76 buildings in the hope that the city can develop plans...

Walton wants SF to get serious about reparations

Supervisor Shamann Walton announced Friday that he’s asking the city to develop a reparations plan for the Black community. “The effect of slavery still remains and still resonates in our...

Supes poised to create 12 new districts where vacancy tax can be assessed

The Board of Supes is moving to create a dozen new neighborhood commercial districts – a move that will bring more of the city under the vacancy tax on...

Preston wants rent control for Midtown

Supervisor Dean Preston announced Tuesday the introduction of legislation that would bring the Fillmore-Western Addition’s historic Midtown Park Apartments under rent control. The rents at the Midtown Park Apartments had...

Preston to join board Dec. 17

City Hall will move another big step in the progressive direction next week as Dean Preston joins the Board of Supes. Preston, who narrowly defeated incumbent Vallie Brown in November,...