SFHAC And Other Regional Leaders Urge Brisbane To Support Housing

Last week, SFHAC and other regional leaders on housing co-signed a letter to the Brisbane City Council urging them to support a land use plan at Brisbane Baylands that includes a substantial amount of housing. This project has become the poster child for the housing crisis. Brisbane’s decision-makers must understand that what happens at the…

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Brisbane Baylands: A Once-In-A-Generation Opportunity

In the 18-year history of the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC), we had never stepped out of our 7×7 sandbox. Simply, San Francisco had enough challenges when it came to building housing, so our focus was always in the City. However, we acknowledged that a regional approach to our housing shortage was the only way…

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Looking Back on 2016, Ahead Towards a Bright Future

Looking Back on 2016, Ahead Towards a Bright Future

The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) experienced the ups and downs of the housing world during an eventful 2016. We want to look back at some of the memorable events of the last year. Most housing starts and ends at San Francisco’s City Hall. The first big win came in February when the Board…

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The Environmental Cleanup Process for Housing

With the discussion of the contaminated Brisbane Baylands site coming to their City Council, we thought it’d be a good idea to ask an expert about the environmental cleanup process and whether a former rail yard can be made safe for future residents. We interviewed Jeff Adams, an Associate with ENGEO Incorporated, a SFHAC member…

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Brisbane Mayor Lentz Responds to Baylands Annexation Idea

We recently reported that the City of Brisbane is pushing for a massive development with up to two million square feet of office space, and ZERO HOUSING, at their Baylands site. When asked where all those new workers who will be drawn to that business center will live, Brisbane Mayor Clifford Lentz told the SF…

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Activists Push for Housing at Brisbane City Council Hearing

Activists Push for Housing at Brisbane City Council Hearing

On Thursday night, a group of San Francisco housing activists joined SFHAC and GrowSF at the Brisbane City Council Meeting. The proposed “Baylands” project under discussion has increasingly been featured in local and national news thanks to a recommendation by the Brisbane Planning Commission to support a project that includes two-million square feet of office…

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Support Building Housing at Brisbane Baylands!

Support Building Housing at Brisbane Baylands!

For 17 years, the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) has advocated to improve housing options at all levels of affordability for San Franciscans, present and future. Our focus has traditionally been just on building more housing in our City. However, times have changed. The need to take a regional approach to our housing and…

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