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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Tagged with: Rafael Mandelman

Crack down on homeless people—or prevent people from becoming homeless?

Two very different approaches to housing policy were under discussion this week.

Breed on affordable housing, places for homeless transitional youth …

... plus community policing and a creative approach to abortion rights in right-wing states. That's The Agenda for May 8-15.

Mandelman’s shelter expansion plan isn’t a long-term solution to homelessness

It would just take funds away from permanent housing—and allow even more sweeps.

Bogus group-housing plan approved—sort of

In a sign of how messed up state law has become, Supes allow five-unit building that developer says is too small.

The Treasure Island toll is regressive, pointless—and still somehow alive

The developers got a sweet deal, and now want to make low-income residents pay for the ferry service they need to sell high-end condos.

Does the end of single-family zoning mean the beginning of demolitions?

A measure that would profoundly change neighborhood zoning in SF could lead to a lot of existing housing getting torn down. That's The Agenda for March 7-13

Can SF run its own bike-share program (and challenge the privatizers?)

Plus: The June 6 ballot shapes up—and will the Police Commission take civilian oversight seriously? That's The Agenda for Feb. 14-21

Reform measures move forward as supes talk about the real ‘power grab’

The power of the mayor (and developers) and the failures of the news media are the issues as the Rules Committee considers Charter amendments for the June ballot.

Campos has lead over Haney, but race is very close, new poll shows

The race for SF’s open state Assembly seat is very close, but former Sup. David Campos has a narrow led over Sup. Matt Haney,...

Supes approve mayor’s emergency declaration for Tenderloin

Breed didn't show up. Her staff contradicted her public statements. There is no real plan. But the board approved it anyway.