Stories about Evictions
A 9-2 vote against SB 50 puts SF on record against a measure that adds no new affordable housing or transit funding while encouraging more luxury housing.
Sup. Vallie Brown tries to make the convoluted case for letting the private market solve our housing crisis.
The Agenda: Sup. Fewer has an idea that—with adequate funding—could radically change homelessness, gentrification, and the way the city handles housing.
... plus big city contracts that never got the proper oversight, smoking weed in public -- and Scott Wiener's plan to further gentrify San Francisco. That's The Agenda for March 11-17
The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.
The mayor brags that 1,000 people have left the streets since she took office. The real numbers are a bit more complicated.
Plus: Kicking the NRA out of the SFPD, protecting the rights of minors to have a lawyer when they are questioned by the local cops -- and a Right of First Refusal for nonprofits to buy multi-family housing. That's The Agenda for Feb. 11-17.
Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.
Plus: The future of a municipal bank, Free City College forever .. and look at which public officials are supporting the Yimbys. That's The Agenda for Dec. 9-16
The Twitter tax break, the tax breaks for Amazon -- they do a lot more harm than good. It's time SF officials admitted that.