Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition (BayHAC) Receives Investment from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Funding Positions BayHAC to Further Pro-Housing Efforts Region-Wide San Francisco, CA – The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is supporting the Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition (BayHAC) – a newly formed regional advocacy arm of the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) that is charged with expanding to the greater Bay Area region the pro-housing dialogue…

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SFHAC/BayHAC Continue to Grow as Communications Director Joins Both Teams

San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) and its recently created regional arm, the Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition (BayHAC) announced this week that Mallory Lynn Hill of Oakland joined both organizations as Communications Director.  “We’re confident that the professional and personal perspectives and experience Mallory brings to the table will help SFHAC and BayHAC connect…

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BayHAC: Oakland Downtown Plan Presentation

BayHAC: Oakland Downtown Plan Presentation

The Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition (BayHAC) recently heard from the Oakland Planning Department about the Downtown Plan. The proposal calls for 55,000 new jobs and 30,000 new homes in Downtown Oakland. You can see their presentation here

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Ting, Chiu and Wiener lead on housing

2019 will be a busy year for housing in Sacramento, as there are several upcoming bills in the California Assembly and Senate. Written and co-sponsored by our local assemblymen and senators, the bills address the affordability crisis in California. The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition supports our local politicians putting words into action.  Our organization…

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Pillsbury Law: Qualified Opportunity Zones

Matt Olhausen and Rob Howard from Pillsbury Law recently made a presentation to the SFHAC Regulatory Committee about Opportunity Zones. If you’d like to find out more, you can reach them at: matt.olhausen@pillsburylaw.com & robert.howard@pillsburylaw.com.

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Brett Gladstone Weighs in on Central SoMa

Brett Gladstone Weighs in on Central SoMa

Author – Brett Gladstone, Esq., partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP Tacked to the bulletin board in an office at San Francisco’s Planning Department is a sticker with a peace sign accompanied by the slogan, “World peace through better zoning.” While it is meant to be whimsical, it is the case that most San Franciscans tend to…

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SFHAC Takes Positions On State and Local Ballot Measures

SFHAC Takes Positions On State and Local Ballot Measures

The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition makes the following recommendations for state and local ballot measures in November 2018. State Prop 1: Support Summary of Prop: Authorizes the sale of $4 billion in bonds to finance existing housing programs, as well as infrastructure work and grants to match a local housing trust fund dollar-to-dollar. One-quarter…

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