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Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer, lead author of the Community Opportunity to Purchase Act
To save affordable housing, new law prioritizes nonprofits buying buildings.
Curtis and Riley in their apartment. There is a rent increase notice on the door and Curtis is operating a Murphy bed.
Meet Curtis, a High School teacher, and Riley, a tech gig worker, in their micro-unit in San Francisco. They've just received a rent increase and need to figure out how to keep their growing family in the City. CLICK ON THE TITLE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS EPISODE!

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Dyan Ruiz & Bob Herman in Conversation
"The marketplace needs counterbalancing" through a rent freeze says esteemed affordable housing architect
Protesters holding signs that say "Rent Control for All"
Activists turn in signatures to qualify for a November ballot measure that would repeal the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act, a state law that limits on rent control in California.
CoFounder of People Power Media on SB 827
There’s a new bill in California ready to set off the biggest gentrification bomb the state has ever seen-- Senate Bill SB 827. It will cause displacement in already vulnerable communities-- working class neighborhoods and communities of color.