Monthly Archives: May 2020

Sights and Sounds in the Neighborhood

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Safe Sleeping Sites Instead of Street Sleeping

We did it!! On Tuesday, April 28, the Board of Supervisors and the Board of Education both unanimously voted to support “Safe Sleeping Sites” as an alternative to tent camping on the streets. These approvals cleared the way for detailed … Continue reading

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ALERT: State Senate Trying to Rush Through Housing Bills

In a desperate attempt to pass upzoning and to legislate state mandates that override local planning and land use decisions, Senator Wiener and other state legislators have introduced 17 housing bills. Owing to the COVID-19 stay-in-place, this session of the … Continue reading

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Information on Housing Bills to be Voted on on May 18, 2020

Senate Bill 902 (sponsor: Scott Wiener): Sold as “a lighter touch on SB 50” (defeated in January), it eliminates single family zoning and mandates four-plexes for San Francisco. Then it allows local governments to zone for up to ten units … Continue reading

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