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Residents of the building at 22nd and Mission look on at burnt building. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

Mission Fire Tenants: There Were No Smoke Alarms

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...
Delma spends most days with baby Elmer in the family's $600-a-month hotel room.

A Family Home In An SRO

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
Four-year-old Arianna was diagnosed with Asthma in March.

Toxic Housing and Asthma Plague the Mission

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.