Sunday, May 16, 2021

Tag: SROs

Who are the real hoarders?

“Mr. Allison, Mr. Allison, this is your case-mangler, we are here for your daily, weekly, hourly room inspection.” Covered in face mask, latex gloves and waving a mock pesticide spray...

Can burned-out SRO housing units be saved?

This is what we all feared after the huge fire on 29th and Mission. A building with a (great) taco place, and a greatly missed neighborhood hardware store burned down,...

The Agenda, Jan 23-30: Trump and the media, SROs and Central SoMa

You have to give the New York Times credit: The front-page headline Sunday/21 reads “Slamming media, Trump advances two falsehoods.” The story makes clear that the president lied, repeatedly,...

The Agenda: Why Breed and Lee are blocking Sanctuary City legislation

You can see the shape of the new Board of Supervisors, and the impact of the November election, with the decision by President London Breed not to allow a...

Broken elevators plague seniors, disabled in SROs

Imagine getting trapped in an elevator. You are stuck, with nowhere to go, hoping that help arrives—and fast. For many seniors and people with disabilities, this is a stark...

Yes, gentrification will hit the Tenderloin

  In an admirable burst of optimism, a current BeyondChron post concludes that, unlike the rapidly gentrifying Mission District, the Tenderloin is not “... transforming itself into a place that...

The Agenda, Dec. 7-13: The jail drama, tamales and global capital …

... and the supes hear how the Super Bowl party will screw up your life By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 9, 2015 – All the drama over whether Aaron Peskin will get...

Supes oppose displacement — then approve displacement

After voting for a measure to give neighborhood preference in affordable housing, board votes for giant development that neighborhood opposes By Tim Redmond The Board of Supervisors approved a plan today...

The truth behind the Airbnb lies

Analyzing the $8 million corporate campaign to stop effective regulation of short-term rentals By Sara Shortt Disclosure: I would find it funny if anyone ever called me a “paid shill,” but...

The supersizing of Soma

Massive Fifth and Mission project could lead to massive displacement. Does the Chronicle remember the I-Hotel?  By Tony Robles SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 -- August 4th marked the 38th anniversary of the...