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ANALYSIS OF SB 50’s AMENDMENTS (of January 6, 2020)

SB 50’s amendments do not alleviate the bill’s negative impact on California’s cities, communities, and residents.  The amendments do not address these top four key concern of voters.Affordable housing: SB 50 does not require a single unit of affordable housing … Continue reading

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Oppose SB 50: Call Your CA Senate Appropriations Committee Members ASAP

The Committee will take action on the bill by January 23 SB 50, mandating statewide upzoning (95% of San Francisco) & threatening our affordable housing, is back.  Opposed by SF Board of Supervisors, it enables greater luxury housing and reduces … Continue reading

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Homelessness in our Neighborhood

The City has increased services to address the effects of homelessness in Dolores Park and surrounding neighborhoods as well as in the Castro District. Despite that, we’re seeing more homeless people sleeping and/or loitering on our sidewalks and stairs. And … Continue reading

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DHIC Fall Gathering – Saturday, October 5

We invite you and your family to the DHIC Fall Gathering on Saturday, October 5, from 11am to 1pm, on Sanchez Street between 21st & Hills Streets. Enjoy our History Exhibit with photos and stories of Dolores Heights including the … Continue reading

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Many State Bills Will Override San Francisco Planning Codes & Regs

Here’s a round-up on housing legislation in our state legislature. In May SB 50 was postponed until the 2020 session (though it may come back through last-minute, back-room deals and maneuvers that involve a “gut and amend” of another bill … Continue reading

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Would SB 50 Wipe Out Your Neighborhood?

SB 50 – the state bill that will wipe out our neighborhoods. It lets developers build MORE – taller luxury apartments – with no review or appeal by SF Planning or by neighbors. This is housing for the wealthy – … 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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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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OPPOSE SB 828

Send one e-mail to the Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee with a cc to the Principal Consultant and a blind cc to Susan Kirsch. To Committee Chair: Assemblymember.GonzalezFletcher@assembly.ca.gov Cc Principle Consultant: JenniferSwewnson@assembly.ca.gov Blind cc: Susan@LivableCa.org   Subject: OPPOSE SB … Continue reading

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