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May 2017

Federal Threats to Bay Area Housing*

May 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105
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2017’s change in administration has generated concerns about how shifts in federal housing policy will impact the Bay Area’s efforts to house its residents, particularly those who are the most in need. What are the looming threats and what can we do at the local level? Join us to learn from some of those embedded in this fight. Co-presented by NPH. Eric Johnson | Oakland Housing Authority Michael Lane | Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California Olson Lee | San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing…

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Monthly Membership Meeting: Brisbane Baylands

May 3 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
The Hall, 1028 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Universal Paragon Corporation joins our May Monthly Membership Meeting to chat about the Brisbane Baylands. The Baylands is a 684-acre site south of San Francisco where SFHAC is advocating for a mixed-use development that includes a significant amount of housing. However, the City of Brisbane has expressed support for a proposal with only office space. Learn about the plans, approval process and how you can support a sensible proposal for the site that addresses the needs of the Bay Area. Coffee…

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New Housing Tour: 923 Folsom Street

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
923 Folsom Street, 923 Folsom Street
San Francisco, 94103 United States
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Located in the heart of SOMA, this new building at 923 Folsom Street brings 114 homes within walking distance of BART, bus lines and major job centers. The nine-story project, which extends all the way back to Shipley Street and includes 1,400 square feet of ground floor retail facing Folsom Street, replaces a bus yard. Join SFHAC and the developer for a tour through this exciting project. Learn about the entitlements process and get a first-hand look at the new…

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The YIMBY Organizers

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105
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The Bay Area’s housing shortage has led to a grassroots movement of millennials who say “yes” to the building of high-density housing. In a conversation fueled by soaring real estate prices, by threats to the environment and by an increasingly homogeneous society, learn from three individuals on the front line about how they’re leading the pro-housing movement. Co-presented by SPUR. Laura Foote Clark | YIMBY Action Kim-Mai Cutler | Initialized Capital Corey Smith | San Francisco Housing Action Coalition Admission Free for SPUR and…

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11th Annual Spring Symposium

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Housing is now a key focus at the state level. Over 130 bills have been introduced in Sacramento and legislators are trying to figure out how to solve a problem that has historically been left for cities to address. That's why for our Annual Spring Symposium, SFHAC is bringing in state representatives from the Bay Area to speak on how they view the issue and what should be done. Sponsorship and Tickets Sponsor The Event            …

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Why Does Housing Cost So Much?

May 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105
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In 2014, The Urbanist ran an article titled “The Real Cost of Building Housing,” which looked at the exorbitant cost of construction in San Francisco. Over the past three years, these costs have continued to escalate. Join our panel to hear how the situation has evolved and how it impacts efforts to address our housing shortage. Co-presented by SPUR. Mark Hogan | OpenScope Studio Libby Seifel | Seifel Consulting Ann Silverberg | BRIDGE Housing Taeko Takagi | Pankow Admission free for SPUR and SFHAC members…

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