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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SFHAC and BayHAC Welcome New Communications Director

SFHAC and partner organization BayHAC are excited to welcome Deborah Schneider as both organizations’ new Communications Director. Deborah previously served as External Relations Director for Bay Area-based nonprofit Lava Mae and brings years of experience as a communications strategist to nonprofit and for-profit social innovators. Her clients have included nonprofits such as Compass Family Services…

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A Conversation with our 18th Annual Housing Heroes Presenting Sponsor Reuben, Junius & Rose, LLP

All of us at SFHAC and BayHAC are incredibly grateful to our longstanding friends and partners at Reuben, Junius & Rose, LLP for supporting our 18th Annual Housing Heroes Awards as the Presenting Sponsor.  Please enjoy learning more about the firm and its commitment to the Bay Area housing community in this conversation with RJR…

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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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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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