"SF to purchase another homeless hotel at 12th and Folsom, this one for families"

Hoodline | April 27, 2022

Tuesday night was District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney’s final Board of Supervisors meeting, as he just won a state Assembly seat and is off to Sacramento. But one of his final votes late Tuesday night was the unanimous approval of a $145 million purchase of the Common City Gardens Apartments at 333 12th Street (at Folsom Street), a facility with 200 family-friendly, multi-room units that will be used to house families experiencing homelessness.


"How Green Is Your Metropolis?"

The New York Times | April 21, 2022

Normally, a special election for California’s State Assembly wouldn’t have much national significance — especially not an election in San Francisco, a liberal, Democratic city that’s the opposite of a swing district.


"California can’t be a haven for others until it builds more housing for everyone"

SF Chronicle | April 17, 2022

California leaders have been talking a lot recently about wanting the state to be a haven.

For people seeking abortions who can’t get them in their home states.

For refugees from Afghanistan and Ukraine.

For trans people seeking care that might be banned where they live.


"The City poised to add two buildings for homeless families"

SF Examiner | April 6, 2022

“The acquisition of these two properties will not only add 274 new homes for those who are homeless, which will help us address the crisis we see on our streets, but for the first time we will have a building dedicated to helping families,” Breed said in a statement.

“This is practically unheard of and an incredible resource to serve families with children,” Emily Cohen, deputy director for communications and legislative affairs at HSH, said at a March community meeting.


"April Fools’: Shipping company to design student housing project at People’s Park"

Berkeleyside | April 1, 2022

In a sparsely attended press conference late Thursday evening, the UC Student Housing and Development Office announced a series of major changes to the People’s Park student housing project.