Mayor’s Senior Advisor Talks about Proposed Inclusionary Housing Changes

Mayor Ed Lee recently announced his plans to introduce a charter amendment next November that will change the terms of Prop C, the Affordable Housing Trust Fund that the City’s voters adopted in 2012. Specifically, he wants to increase the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (IHO) requirements on market-rate development that were written into it. Jeff Buckley,…

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Announcing SFHAC’s Slate of Candidates for the 2016 Executive Committee

Announcing SFHAC’s Slate of Candidates for the 2016 Executive Committee

The SF Housing Action Coalition is pleased to announce the 2016 slate of candidates for the Executive Committee, our governing body. These individuals represent the diverse base of our membership and the interests of our organization. We will also vote on changes to our By-Laws. According to SFHAC’s By-Laws, these changes and slate must be approved by…

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$310mil Prop A Housing Bond Is Almost Ready for Spending

Last week, Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development’s (MOH’s) Deputy Director Kate Hartley and Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs Sophie Hayward came to SFHAC’s final Membership meeting of the year to give us the scoop on their office’s work. First, thanks to the voters of San Francisco, there’s a $310mil influx in funding…

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We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

As 2015 comes to a close, we’ve spent some time analyzing what we’ve accomplished this year as an advocacy organization who’s ultimate goal is to increase housing opportunities for San Francisco residents at all income levels. Thanks to our 286 business, organizational and individual Friends of the SFHAC members we’ve increased our impact as an organization. Take…

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A Year in Review: SFHAC 2015 Project Review Committee

The SF Housing Action Coalition’s advocacy focuses on the construction of well-designed, well-located, transit-friendly housing affordable for both renters and buyers. An important way we achieve our mission is through the work of our Project Review Committee. As of December 2nd, our Committee reviewed 26 proposed housing developments and endorsed 23 of them. Through thoughtful discussion with the…

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