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In-depth reporting on sky-rocketing housing costs in the San Francisco Bay Area-- impacts and solutions.

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Dyan Ruiz & Bob Herman in Conversation
"The marketplace needs counterbalancing" through a rent freeze says esteemed affordable housing architect
Sonja Trauss (center) at SB827 rally outside SF City Hall
If there was real rent control, the discussion between housing factions could have a chance to completely change.
SRO Leader Kristy speaks with a resident in SoMa
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.
Tenant Cindy Salazar speaks at Press Conference on Costa-Hawkins Report
Tenant advocates publish report on impacts of state law limiting rent control throughout California
Our City Our Homes Press Conference, San Francisco City Hall
Local initiative aiming to end homelessness in San Francisco submits triple the needed signatures to qualify for November election.

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Joy Lee giving a volunteer information on Prop F.
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.
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.