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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SFHAC’s March 2020 Election Endorsements

SFHAC’s March 2020 Election Endorsements

The March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election is just 1 month away, and as early voting begins, the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition policy teams are out with recommendations on the local and regional measures that deserve your vote and the legislation proposed for the city and the state…

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SFHAC Weighs In On The Upcoming SF Planning Director Appointment

Click the blue button below to download SFHAC’s Letter to Mayor London Breed and Planning Commissioner Myrna Melgar regarding the upcoming appointment of a new Planning Director. Download SFHAC’s Letter to Mayor Breed and Commissioner Melgar The full text has been copied below: November, 12, 2019 The Honorable London Breed Commissioner Myrna Melgar City Hall,…

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Slew of Pro-Housing Bills Headed to Governor Newsom’s Desk For Signatures

In one of the most dramatic closes to a legislative session in recent memory, and after countless phone calls, hours waiting to give public comment, nights of policy analysis, and days activating allies on social media, the rollercoaster 2019 California legislative session closed last week. After the summer saw critical housing bills like SB 50…

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Sen. Feinstein to Present Lifetime Achievement Award at 17th Annual Housing Hero Awards

The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition is pleased to announce that our 2019 Housing Hero Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented by none other than the city’s own Senator Dianne Feinstein Senator Feinstein (D-California) is pleased to award her longtime friend and colleague Bill Witte with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The senator will join us…

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