Tag Archives: San Francisco CA

A Look Back at our 2019 Spring Neighbors Gathering

DHIC’s Spring Gathering brought together neighbors and several key city leaders: Rafael Mandelman, our district supervisor, and Dennis Richards, a San Francisco Planning Commissioner (more on his remarks and key legislation HERE.)   Supervisor Mandelman provided updates on neighborhood/district issues … Continue reading

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SB 50 Has Been Amended – What Does that Mean for Dolores Heights?

SB 50 has been amended. Yet it still overrides San Francisco’s thoughtful planning for density and growth. And it is a top-down, cookie-cutter proposal that benefits real estate developers . It provides significant value to developers through upzoning, by-right building, … Continue reading

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City of San Francisco Opposes SB 50!

Next Step: Contact State Legislators before the State Governance and Finance Committee Hearing on April 24 Send comments by April 17 – or Call until April 24 am Committee members and Contact Info Here On Tuesday, April 9, the San … Continue reading

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How SB 50 Could Affect YOU

To recap – Senator Scott Weiner‘s SB 50 will destroy both single-family neighborhoods and affordable apartments for up to eight-story luxury housing. This bill will radically transform San Francisco — the diversity of our neighborhoods and our population. It also … Continue reading

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SB 50 – Neighbors Tell Planning Commission “No”

Board of Supervisors to vote on Resolution Dolores Heights neighbors and residents of other San Francisco neighborhoods spoke in opposition to SB 50 at the San Francisco Planning Commission meeting on March 14. The Planning Commission issued an analysis of … Continue reading

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SF Planning Report: SB 50 Gives the Developers By Right to Build Big Luxury Projects Across San Francisco Residential Neighborhoods

State Senator Scott Wiener‘s new Senate Bill 50 claims to help solve California’s housing crisis and create more “affordable housing”. DONT BE FOOLED! This bill will actually do more for luxury builders than anyone else. Read the SF Planning Department … Continue reading

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DHIC & Neighborhood Groups Acting to Address Homelessness in District 8

Since last year the homeless situation has escalated in our broader neighborhood. In August homeless people started camping at Dolores Park and in adjacent areas. DHIC and other neighborhood leaders from the Castro Business District, Eureka Valley, Dolores Heights, Duboce … Continue reading

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Our Affordable Housing Crisis and How SB 50 Affects Us

There is not enough housing in San Francisco for our lower- and moderate-income community, which includes many of our teachers, our firefighters, our young families, and our seniors. We need to do much more to maintain existing affordable housing and … Continue reading

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Come Support Supv Mandelman at a Public Hearing Feb. 28 in City Hall

Supervisor Rafael Mandelman has called for a hearing on city policies to reduce homelessness next Thursday, February 28that 10am at the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee. next Thursday, Feb. 28 at 10am at Room 263 in City Hall. He … Continue reading

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DHIC PLU Committee Sees Increase in Planned Construction Activity

The DHIC Planning & Land Use Committee (PLU)currently seeing an increase in planned construction activity in Dolores Heights. There are four proposed or pending demolitions, at 357 Cumberland, 617 Sanchez, 801 Sanchez and 835 Sanchez. Smaller proposed projects (remodels or … Continue reading

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