The Past, Present, and Future of Freeways

HAC intern extraordinaire Olivia Bergin takes a deep dive into the history of freeways, examines their adverse effects on communities of color, and looks toward the growing momentum for tearing them down and building more vibrant and inclusive communities.   A brief history of freeways  Freeways were mass-produced following the passing of the Federal Highway Act…

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Sacramento Update: Ready for 2021!

While 2020 was not at all what we had hoped for in terms of housing progress in Sacramento, we’re both prepared for and optimistic about advancing pro-housing legislation in the year ahead. While HAC will not be taking a position on every piece of legislation in the just-introduced “Building Housing Opportunities for All” Senate Housing…

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2020 Year in Review

Despite the many challenges this year presented, we’re proud to have accomplished a great deal and pleased to share our 2020 Year in Review. As always, we’re enormously grateful to our Members, partners, and allies throughout the Bay Area and in Sacramento for helping to propel our growth, momentum, and success, and we look forward…

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HAC Gives Back for the Holidays

By now you’ve likely noticed that December 1 is Giving Tuesday – an annual occasion that widely celebrates and encourages giving back and doing good.  To mark this year’s event, we’re proud to share a few ways HAC Members are giving to those in need during this especially challenging holiday season. At Solomon Cordwell Buenz…

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November 2020 Election Endorsement Blog

November 2020 Election Endorsement Blog

State Measures Prop 15 (Property Taxes) – Split Roll, Prop 13 Repeal – No Position Prop 15 would increase funding for public schools, community colleges, and local government services by the changing tax assessment of commercial and industrial property. Commercial and industrial properties would be taxed based on their market value and this would remove the property tax…

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RELEASE: Reuben, Junius & Rose Recognizes Bay Area Housing Leaders As Housing Heroes Awards Presenting Sponsor

San Francisco, CA, September 24, 2020  The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition are proud to have Reuben, Junius & Rose, LLP as the Presenting Sponsor of the 18th Annual Housing Heroes Awards. Each year, the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) and Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition (BayHAC) recognize…

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Remembering Ron Miguel

Remembering Ron Miguel

By Jim Chappell and Kate White San Francisco lost an extraordinary yet humble citizen activist with the passing of Ron Miguel on June 28. A former president of the San Francisco Planning Commission and former president of the Planning Association for the Richmond District, Ron was a long-time active member of SPUR and the founding…

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Parkade: Bringing Parking Into The Future

Parkade: Bringing Parking Into The Future

Evan Goldin and his team at Parkade are bringing parking into the 21st century, and helping developers, cities, residents and employees in the process. Evan and his founding team were some of the earliest employees at Lyft and Getaround. They’re using technology to bring a similar kind of technological transformation to parking that their founding…

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SFHAC and BayHAC are working for you during COVID-19

SFHAC and BayHAC are working for you during COVID-19

Hi all, I hope that you and your team are safe and well. Your San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) and Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition (BayHAC) team is working hard to advocate for our members during this unpredictable time. We first and foremost want to be helpful. Please let us know the best way…

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PRESS RELEASE: BayHAC Announces Support of California YIMBY’s Charge to FPPC to Investigate Michael Weinstein’s 2019 Campaign Spending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/21/20 Contact: BayHAC Communications Director Mallory Lynn Hill Phone: 925.890.9480 Email: mallory@sfhac.org OAKLAND- The Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition announced today its support of California YIMBY’s formal complaint to the California Fair Political Practices Committee (FPPC) calling on them to investigate Michael Weinstein’s spending against SB 50 in last year’s election. Michael…

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