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Foes Pack Meeting to Shout Down Folsom St. Project

-+*Before Axis Development’s presentation about its 2675 Folsom Street proposal had even begun, activists and neighbors enlisted chants, children and derision to make clear their opposition. “This is a public service announcement,” a woman said during one interruption. “You...
Sara Shortt (left), executive director of the Housing Rights Committee, stands by Mission District tenants while explaining evictions have climbed to 10-year highs without the peak in sight.

Ellis Act Evictions Fall, Illegal Use Evictions Jump

-+*A handful of activists and tenants stood on the blustery corner of Mission and Cesar Chavez streets Monday afternoon, calling for residents to fight the city’s escalating eviction environment with the Mission District at its epicenter. Although...