What’s Up With Housing in Seattle?

Dan Bertolet, our special guest from Seattle, a blogger and planner at VIA Architecture, joined SFHAC last Friday morning, to tell us more about Seattle’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA), published in July 2015. Like San Francisco, housing in Seattle is the hottest political issue impacting their city. Dan’s presentation, was chock-full of comparison…

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What Happens in the Mission Matters to All of Us

There’s an election coming up this November and even if you haven’t been obsessively reading about every initiative like I have, you have probably heard about the proposed moratorium on new housing in the Mission. Here’s a quick refresher regardless, so you can save “New Tab” for all those other propositions you need to get up…

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Take Action: Oppose Fees that Hurt New Housing

We believe new housing should do its fair share to help folks walk, bike and take transit. Residential developments will soon be required to pay a Transportation Sustainability Fee (TSF) introduced by the Planning Department and Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). The proposed fee of $7.74 per square foot, calculated by City staff and a land-use…

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