CIWI Creates Opportunity for First Generation College Students

Monica Wilson (center) with CIWI interns The SFHAC is a proud outreach partner of  Construction Workforce Industry Initiative (CIWI). Now in its third year, CIWI is creating once in a lifetime opportunities for low-income, first generation college students interested in all facets of the construction field. Check out our interview with Program Director Monica Wilson…

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SFHAC Hits Historic Membership Numbers

It is hard to believe we are already in the second week of the second quarter of the year. At our annual membership meeting in January we predicted that it would be an interesting year for the SF Housing Action Coalition, and we weren’t wrong! Mayor Lee in his state of the city address made…

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Inside AVA 55 Ninth

Over 25 SFHAC members took a guided tour of Mid-Market’s new mixed-use development, AVA 55 Ninth. Developer Joe Kirchofer of Avalon Bay and architect Matt Benz of Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) led our group through the building showing us the model units for this 273-unit rental building with 33 below-market rate (BMRs) on-site. The tour…

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