Tag Archives: Mayor Ed Lee

Los partidarios de la Medida I manifestándose ante el ayuntamiento de San Francisco antes de las elecciones del lunes. Foto por Causa Justa.

Elecciones en SF muestra victorias y derrotas para Grupos de Derecho a la Vivienda

Las elecciones de 2015 en San Francisco dieron en los resultados que eran en su mayoría desalentadores para las organizaciones de derechos de vivienda y activistas contra el aburguesamiento, con las Medidas F e I [...]
Congresswoman Maxine Waters

OP-ED: Congresswoman Maxine Waters Calls For More Public Housing Protections

By Lynda Carson   In a celebration of the privatization of our public housing, which threatens the poor, elderly and disabled with displacement from their housing, on Oct. 14, Mayor Ed Lee was joined by [...]
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Eviction Protections 2.0 Passes Into Law Tenants, housing organizations, supporters celebrate passage of legislation

Eviction Protections 2.0 is now law in San Francisco, after Mayor Ed Lee decided against a veto of the legislation last Friday.   After getting news of a possible veto, hundreds of supporters of the [...]
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

SF Mayor Unveils Blueprint for 10,000 Permanent Affordable Homes Housing rights organizations call for more effective rent control policies

  Mayor Ed Lee unveiled a blueprint to provide more than 10,000 permanent affordable homes to San Francisco families and residents by 2020, which requires the introduction of five pieces of affordable housing legislation through [...]
Rev. Amos Brown

Frederick Douglas Haynes Gardens Housing Complex Tenants Win Last-minute Reprieve

  By Wade Woods   After several days of twist and turns, residents of the historic Frederick Douglas Haynes Garden housing complex could breathe a little easier after learning that their apartments would not be [...]
Senator Mark Leno

Senator Leno Introduces Bill to Close Ellis Act Loophole for San Francisco

Senator Mark Leno recently introduced new legislation that would help mitigate the negative impacts of Ellis Act evictions in San Francisco. Senate Bill 364 closes a loophole in the Ellis Act that allows speculators to [...]

SF Celebrates African American Contributions

The 11th annual Celebration of Black American History took place at the Hotel Whitcomb in San Francisco, Feb. 25.   Called “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture,” the event featured Mistress of Ceremonies [...]