Tag Archives: housing

Construction crews at work. Photo by Lynne Shallcross.

Under Construction: The Mission’s Big 10

Cranes and construction crews have become a common feature of many a Mission corner these days. But for as many projects currently under construction, there are about half a dozen working their way through the...
Photo by Mimi Chakarova.

To Halt Evictions, City May Become Landlord

When a landlord sells their rent-controlled building it can strike fear into the hearts of longtime tenants with low rents—eviction notices, buyouts, or worse may not be far off depending on whoever the buyer is....
Claudia Tirado (right) speaks at protest outside of Google I/O. Photo by Leslie Nguyen Okwu.

Google VP Promises Action for Evicted Tenant

After interrupting Google I/O to protest her potential eviction from a building owned by Google lawyer Jack Halprin, Claudia Tirado was escorted off stage and told us she had a surprisingly friendly conversation with Google’s senior VP...
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Housing’s Latest Legislation, a User’s Guide

Last week was a full one in the legislative debate about fixing San Francisco’s housing crisis. Here at Mission Local HQ we could barely keep up with all the various proposals, amendments and votes. To...