Tag Archives: San Francisco CA

Assessors Office’s Services for Property Owners

From the Office of Assessor Carmen Chu: Tips to Save on Property Taxes The Office of Assessor Carmen Chu determines the assessed value of all property in San Francisco. This work results in property tax revenue which goes to support … Continue reading

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Educate Yourself on the Proposed Mission Dolores Green Benefit District

Have you heard about the proposed Mission Dolores Green Benefit District? The District would provide enhanced services (above and beyond the City’s existing services) funded via an overlap tax on properties. It requires obtaining support from 30% of property owners … Continue reading

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Stop AB 1487 Overreach

AB 1487. This bill, as amended this week, creates an “uber” regional agency (the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority – BARHF) that will govern and fund housing in the nine-county SF Bay Area. These last-minute amendments prevent any public review, … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting on Homelessness in Our Neighborhood

Approximately 40 residents attended a Town Hall on homelessness in  Dolores Park and surrounding areas. Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and his team brought together representatives of all City departments that are working on this issue in our neighborhoods. What we heard … Continue reading

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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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