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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Staff Promotions at the HAC

The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition are pleased to announce the following staff promotions. Nico Nagle has been promoted to be our new East Bay Organizer. Prior to this, Nico was our Development Associate. Nico has been with the organization since September 2017 after graduating from Trinity College (CT)…

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BayHAC Updates from Sacramento

BayHAC Updates from Sacramento

The Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition (BayHAC) has been hard at work in the state capitol (digitally) supporting a number of bills working through the Senate and Assembly. Looking at the calendar, both the Senate and Assembly are in breaks until mid-July. At this point, all bills will have needed to be voted out of…

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A Brief History of Institutional Racism in San Francisco’s Land Use Choices—and the Impacts that Remain Today

A Brief History of Institutional Racism in San Francisco’s Land Use Choices—and the Impacts that Remain Today

  By Todd David and Stevon Cook. Mr. David is the Executive Director of the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition, and Mr. Cook is a Commissioner at the San Francisco Unified School District. This article was adapted from research by the 2020 HAC Intern Cohort. The events of recent weeks have forced a long overdue…

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SFHAC & BayHAC Announce New Board Members

The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and regional arm the Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition have a uniquely collaborative relationship with our boards of directors; 2 diverse cohorts of leaders in housing policy, construction and development, law and finance, advocacy and activism, and more.  While we can’t celebrate and welcome 2020’s latest additions to the…

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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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New Development Director Tapped to Lead SFHAC, BayHAC Expansion

SFHAC and partner organization BayHAC announced this week that Kaylé Barnes has joined both organizations as Development Director. Kaylé has made her career in the nonprofit sector and was most recently at the YMCA of San Francisco where she was the Director of Grants and Corporate Engagement leading the organization’s institutional giving. “I am excited…

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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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SF Mayor London Breed to Introduce ‘Affordable Homes Now’; Charter Amendment Streamlines Housing Production

SF Mayor London Breed to Introduce ‘Affordable Homes Now’; Charter Amendment Streamlines Housing Production

The mayor demonstrated her leadership on housing issues long before she entered office, but in the face of continued obstruction by a board of supervisors unwilling to work together and do their part to house the San Franciscans they’re obligated to under our shared values, the measure she announced this week amending the city charter…

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Seoul-Based Urban Planning Students Studying San Francisco, Diverse Housing Models Connect with SFHAC

Seoul-Based Urban Planning Students Studying San Francisco, Diverse Housing Models Connect with SFHAC

SFHAC enjoyed a visit from a group of students from the University of Seoul in South Korea this week, with both teams co-presenting research and work exploring everything from the roots of the housing crisis in California to the recent interest in large-scale experimental co-housing projects in Seoul and it’s suburbs as the country works…

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