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September 2017

Housing San Francisco’s Teachers*

September 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105
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A teacher shortage crisis across the country, combined with San Francisco's spiraling cost of living, has led to an explosion of interest in how we can better house our educators. This year, the city and school district announced that more than $44 million, and a district site in the Sunset, would be dedicated to educator housing. Join SPUR for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities of this project and what else could still be accomplished. Speakers Kate Hartley | San…

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Housing Hero Awards

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Housing Hero Awards recognizes individuals and groups that make exceptional contributions towards creating more housing solutions for all San Franciscans. Tickets and Sponsorship   Purchase A Ticket     Become A Sponsor     Sponsorship Benefits    The Honorees Tim Colen | Lifetime Achievement Mr. Colen has been one of the most passionate voices in the pro-housing movement for over a decade. He served as Executive Director of the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) for 11 years, from 2005 to 2016.…

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October 2017

San Francisco’s New Student Housing

October 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to high housing costs, students are being priced out of San Francisco, and many universities are finding it increasingly difficult to attract new talent. But after years of little production, thousands of student housing units are now in the planning or construction stages throughout the city. Find out what’s in the pipeline and how these projects came to be. Co-presented by SPUR. Speakers John Clawson | Equity Community Builders Kimia Haddadan | San Francisco Planning Department Dirk ten Grotenhuis | First Republic Bank…

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Monthly Membership Meeting: Supervisor London Breed

October 4 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
San Francisco Housing Action Coalition, 95 Brady Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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London Breed, President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, will be our guest speaker for our October membership meeting. The Supervisor will discuss local housing policy, particularly as it relates to District 5, where she represents. Drinks will be provided. This event is open to all SFHAC members.

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New Housing Tour: 650 Indiana Street

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
650 Indiana, 650 Indiana Street
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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650 Indiana

Located in the heart of Dogpatch, 650 Indiana brings 116 rental homes to the neighborhood. The project consists of two separate buildings designed by Pfau Long Architecture and Kennerly Architecture and a public art plaza designed by CMG Landscape Architects, known as Dogpatch Arts Plaza. 650 Indiana is located a short walk from the 3rd Street T-Line and include 17 below-market-rate (BMR) homes on-site. Join SFHAC and members of the project team for a tour through the buildings and to…

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Project Review Committee: 700 Woolsey and 3601 Lawton

October 11 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Solomon Cordwell Buenz, 255 California Street
San Francisco, 94111
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Our Project Review Committee will review two proposed residential projects seeking approval from the Planning Commission. Project #1 Address: 3601 Lawton Street Developer: Wisfe Aish Architect: Kodorski Design Homes: 15 homes Project #2 Address: 700 Woolsey Street Developer: Group i Homes: 86 This meeting is open to SFHAC business members only. Click here to see if you or your company is a member. 

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Wonder Women vs. CEQA

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In 2015, Jennifer Hernandez conducted the first systematic review of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) lawsuits, generating important and groundbreaking data about the profound impact of litigation abuse under the state’s signature environmental law. Two years later, she’s accumulated a second round of data as important as the first. Hear what she found in this latest critical study, and how it might affect the future of CEQA. Co-presented by SPUR and the Center for Creative Land Recycling. Speakers Jennifer Hernandez | Holland…

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Regulatory Committee: Regional Planning and Middle-Class Flats

October 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Farella, Braun + Martel, 235 Montgomery Street, 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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Our Regulatory Committee will meet to hear from two terrific guest speakers: Matt Regan, Senior Vice President of Public Policy at the Bay Area Council, will discuss the work underway at his nonprofit and the regional initiatives on the horizon that would address housing and land use. Steve Aiello of Page & Turnbull will present his idea for middle-class flats. This meeting is open to SFHAC business members, only. Check here to see if you or your company is a member. 

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Project Review Committee: 500 Turk Street

October 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Solomon Cordwell Buenz, 255 California Street
San Francisco, 94111
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Our Project Review Committee will review the plans for a permanently affordable housing project in the Tenderloin at 500 Turk Street. The project team includes Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation and David Baker Architects. This meeting is open to SFHAC business members only. Click here to see if you or your company is a member. 

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Regulatory Committee: Factory OS

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Farella, Braun + Martel, 235 Montgomery Street, 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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At this Regulatory Committee meeting, our guest speaker will be Rick Holliday, Founder of Factory OS, a new factory in Vallejo that creates prefabricated homes. Rick recently made headlines when Google announced it will purchase 300 homes from Factory OS. Rick will discuss his plans for the factory and why he believes modular housing can be a solution to address the housing shortage. This meeting is open to SFHAC business members, only. Check here to see if you or your company is…

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