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May Day Motor March

May Day Motor March! Tenants and Workers still in the streets, International Worker Day 2020 was unlike any we have seen!  Photo Credit: Brooke Anderson The Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco (HRCSF), Causa Justa/Just Cause, and the Coalition on Homelessness lead a car caravan on May 1st to celebrate May Day, bridging the struggles between tenants, workers, […]

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COVID-19 OUTBREAKS IN MISSION DISTRICT SROs

Rapid Response & Mass Testing Needed to Prevent Additional Outbreaks This week, on April 20th, Dolores Street Community Services learned that 22 residents and 2 staff at Casa Quezada, a Mission District, permanent supportive housing SRO, had tested positive for COVID-19.   Casa Quezada is managed by Dolores Street Community Services (DSCS). The organization believes a […]

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Tenants Need Stronger Protections

Housing groups throughout San Francisco are flagging major problems with Mayor London Breed’s  two executive orders that are intended to create an “eviction moratorium” for San Francisco tenants. Counselors at housing organizations say these protections, as well-intended as they are, leave tenants at high risk of potential eviction as April 1st draws near. At best, […]

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Solutions not Sweeps

The San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition has joined the Solutions Not Sweeps coalition in calling for an end to the criminalization of homelessness. We know that the majority of our unhoused community members were once renters in our increasingly affordable city, and have signed onto the below letter in recognition of the intimate connection between this […]

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New Protections on Horizon for Tenants Facing Pressure to Take Buyouts

In December, District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen introduced legislation that will strengthen the Buyout Ordinance spearheaded by David Campos in 2014.  Yesterday, the board unanimously passed the amendments. The new legislation, expected to go into effect April 6th, seeks to clarify the process, close loopholes, and ensure that buyouts are accurately reported. Tenant advocates have […]

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