SPUR’s Analysis of Proposed Housing Balance Legislation

After the draft release in April of Supervisor Jane Kim’s proposed Housing Balance legislation, SFHAC staff and several of our members joined with SPUR staff and members to analyze this radical, damaging housing legislation. Out of this meeting, SPUR wrote a thorough analysis that requests alternatives or amendments to the legislation. We are sharing excerpts…

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SFHAC Says VOTE NO on Proposition B June 3rd

On June 3rd, San Franciscans will decide the fate of Proposition B, the “Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act.” This radical initiative would require any future development on SF Port land that exceeds current heights limits to go to the voters for approval, throwing out decades of public planning on our waterfront. The SFHAC…

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Supervisor Jane Kim Introduces “Balanced Housing Act”

Last week, Supervisor Jane Kim introduced her controversial “Balanced Housing Act”. In simple terms, it links the production of market-rate housing in District 6 (D6) to the City’s 30 percent historic production rate of subsidized housing. If production of subsidized housing falls below 30 percent, as measured quarterly, any market-rate proposal for D6 would require…

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SFHAC Hits Historic Membership Numbers

It is hard to believe we are already in the second week of the second quarter of the year. At our annual membership meeting in January we predicted that it would be an interesting year for the SF Housing Action Coalition, and we weren’t wrong! Mayor Lee in his state of the city address made…

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