SRO buildings are being targeted for conversion from low-income housing to luxury dorms. SRO Resident Leaders and Senior & Disability Action are organizing residents to identify when these illegal conversions are happening in their buildings.
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Housing Affordability Crisis
Local initiative aiming to end homelessness in San Francisco submits triple the needed signatures to qualify for November election.
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.
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.
Tenants and tenants rights organizations rallied in San Francisco as part of a Statewide day of protests against corporate landlords. With the backdrop of Financial District highrises, the protesters attempted to reach the executive offices of Starwood Waypoint, landlord to tens of thousands of residents across the United States.
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Housing advocates demand no budget cuts to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development outside the San Francisco office of CA Senator Kamala Harris. The cuts to HUD proposed by President Trump would result in nearly $1 Billion a year being lost just for the State of California.
In response to our current housing affordability crisis, some activists have called for increased construction of any kind in San Francisco. This relies on a theory called "filtering." With this infographic, we examine the numbers and philosophy behind these claims.