Proposition F, a measure on the June 5 ballot, would provide free legal representation to San Francisco tenants. Prop F is supported by grassroots mobilizations throughout the City.
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Solutions for Affordability
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.
Host of KPFA Radio's "UpFront", Brian Edwards-Tiekert, interviews People Power Media co-founder Joseph Smooke in Joseph's capacity as Westside Program Director of Housing Rights Committee San Francisco. The interview is about the proposed California State Senate bill SB 827 that would displace existing residents around transportation hubs.
In-depth reporting on sky-rocketing housing costs in the San Francisco Bay Ar
California Assemblymembers consider reversing a major barrier to expanding rent control in cities, such as San Francisco, where rents are rising much faster than most people can pay.
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The human drama unfolding with each testimony was the reality TV of a neighborhood and people in crisis. Evictions, all their money going to rent, feeling like strangers in their neighborhood, Latino culture and diversity draining out of the Mission, out of San Francisco.
Micro-units were hailed as affordable by design, but exemptions are now making these tiny new apartments unaffordable and unregulated in San Francisco.
The Bay Area desperately need money for affordable housing and there is a potential source of funding right in front of them. Rents in the San Francisco Bay Area are among the highest in the country. So let’s tax the rising rents that increase the need for affordable housing in the first place.