*+-Listen Local is Mission Local in audio form. We record live on a biweekly webcast at BFF.fm every other Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. First on the agenda this week’s episode is an excerpt from a...
Filed under Featured, Front Page, Housing, ListenLoc@l, Mobile, Today's Mission
Tagged Department of Building Inspection, housing, Listen Local, mission district, Planning Comission, planning commission
*+-Lawmakers, officials and members of the public called for changes Thursday to make buildings safer and fire inspections more meaningful. Supervisor David Campos arranged for the City Hall hearing with the San Francisco Fire Department and...
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Tagged Department of Building Inspection, fire, fire department, Fire Safety, fires, inspector, safety
*+-Tenants from the building that caught fire last week have told Mission Local that despite promises from city officials, the building is not secure from potential thieves. While many of the building’s windows have been...
*+-Disclosure: Mission Local was a commercial tenant for a year and half at the building discussed in this article. For many of the 65 residents who escaped the four-alarm fire that ripped through their homes...
*+-Poster will advertise 311 service for SRO tenants.
*+-San Francisco is a city with a serious affordable housing deficit. As more families suffer from job loss and slashed hours, many are turning to single room occupancy hotels for shelter.En Español
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Tagged Affordable Housing, Coalition for the Homeless, Department of Building Inspection, Department of Public Health, DPH, families, family, General Assistance, homeless, homelessness, hotels, housing, mission district, nonprofits, randy shaw, rosemary bosque, section 8, Single Room Occupancy, Single Room Occupancy Hotels, sro, tenderloin housing clinic, The Grand Southern Hotel, Tourism, welfare
*+-Tell Mission Loc@l what businesses should go in Valencia's Vacancies.
16 Comments Filed under Build A Block, Business, Front Page, Valencia Street
Tagged building permits, business, commercial real estate, Department of Building Inspection, empty storefront, permits, real estate, small business, storefronts, vacancy, vacant storefront, valencia street, valencia vacancies, Viracocha Creation Factory
*+-Housing violations and breathing problems in the Mission are both nearly twice the city average, and the neighborhood has one of the highest asthma rates in the city.
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Tagged asthma, Asthma Prevention Task Force, breathing problems, Bryan Gibel, cockroaches, Department of Building Inspection, Department of Health Services, Fernando Gomez-Benitez, housing violations, inhaler, Karen Cohn, mission district, mission neighborhood, Mission Neighborhood Health Center, mold, Olga Hernandez, Oscar Grande, pests, poder, rats, San Francisco, South Van Ness, trigger, unsafe housing, Wilfredo Osario Montenegro