Tag Archives: housing

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...
Dan Hirsch and Andrea Valencia chat housing and fire safety on Listen Local. Photo by Laura Wenus.

Listen Local: Inside the Planning Commission

*+-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...
This building on Mission street could be the target of a lawsuit from the Department of Building Inspection. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

City Plans to Sue Two Mission Landlords for Fire Safety Hazards

*+-The Department of Building Inspection announced Wednesday that it has plans to bring the landlords of three Mission District buildings  to court for ongoing, severe habitability and safety issues in their properties. The buildings include one...
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Homeless Center’s Opening Delayed Two Weeks

*+-The city’s newest front against an infamously pervasive homelessness problem, an eight- to 18-month pilot project known as the Navigation Center, was slated to open Monday but will instead be delayed until March 30, according to officials....
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Listen Local: Opposition to Development and An Officer-Involved Shooting

*+-Listen Local is Mission Local in audio form. We record live on a biweekly webcast atBFF.fm every other Thursday morning from 9:30 to 10:00. There’s a lot of anger, frustration, and outrage going around this...
A crowd of listeners piled into the union hall at 18th and Shotwell streets Wednesday night. Photo by Laura Wenus

Protesters Drown Out Developers’ Benefits Presentation

*+-Representatives from Maximus Real Estate Partners, the company proposing the 10-story building at 16th and Mission streets, had a hard time getting through their short presentation about the project’s community benefits package as more than...