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Forty artists and community members began planning to fight Inner Mission's impending eviction in April.

Building Trades Council Opposes Bryant Development (Chronicle)

The Chronicle reports that the Building Trades Council, a group of representatives from construction labor unions, has submitted a resolution to the Planning Commission opposing the large rental development planned for Bryant Street. The developer of...
Photo by Lydia Chávez

Neighbors Rally to Protect Mentally Disabled Neighbor from Eviction

Neighbors and supporters gathered at 6 a.m. Wednesday morning to rally against the eviction of an elderly woman who they describe as mentally disabled. The neighbors – all of whom are locked in a legal battle to prevent their own evictions –...
Old and new housing. Photo by Shani Heckman

How Can the City Kick-Start Affordable Housing?

With the Mission poised to take over City Hall today to call for a moratorium on market rate housing production in the neighborhood, it’s clear that there is frustration with the pace of construction of affordable housing....
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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...