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Planning and Land Use (PLU) Committee – Update on SB 50 and Beyond

On January 30, thanks to opposition from a broad coalition of equity groups, cities and communities from across the state, SB 50 was stopped in the Senate once again. But our affordability crisis must still be addressed. We need solutions … Continue reading

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CANCELLED! District 8 Community Clean Team on Saturday, March 7 is CANCELLED!

Out of an abundance of caution, San Francisco Public Works is canceling the Saturday, March 7, D8 Community Cleanup, Arbor Week Eco Fair and also the Tree Planting event at due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

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Homelessness in our Community: Attend our Public Forum in April

Over the past two years we’ve seen a growing number of unsheltered people sleeping on our sidewalks, stairways, in the park, and in other public spaces. DHIC along with other District 8 (D8) community groups has been working with Supervisor … Continue reading

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A Great Green Garden Day!

Saturday, February 1, was a perfect gardening day at the Sanchez/Liberty Median. 21 Volunteers, including 4 new volunteers, = 39 hours, 16 compost bags, one 4′ X 3′ X 10′ compostable brush pile, and 2 trash bags Our thanks as … Continue reading

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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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