Press

Press inquiries:
Christopher Gil
Associate Director of Marketing & Communications
Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
(415) 282-3334 ext. 152
cgil@medasf.org

6/13/18 – Mission Local
The Dollar Store Becomes Too Pricey of a Cultural Asset to Keep

6/12/18 – Hoodline
Groups Seek to Preserve Low-Cost Retail at Mission Street Parcel

6/8/18 – ABC 7 KGO News
Bayview Media Company Receives Second Women’s Entrepreneurship Grant

6/8/18 – Socketsite
Contentious Project Slated for Approval and Potential Goodwill

5/31/18 – San Francisco Public Press
As Mayor, Breed Would Centralize Tent Camps to End Them, Boost Housing Density

5/31/18 – Hoodline
Bernal Heights Gallery Seeks Live Entertainment Permit

5/22/18 – Bisnow
San Francisco Mayor’s Race: Three Questions with Candidate Mark Leno

5/22/18 – Mission Local
SF Mission Nonprofit MEDA Eyes Vacant Lot at 22nd and Mission

5/11/18 – Mission Local
Neighborhood Notes

5/8/18 – SocketSite
A Bid to Block Redevelopment of Mission District Dollar Store

5/7/18 – San Francisco Small-Business Week Blog
Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA): Success is in Your Hands

5/5/18 – Mission Local
Neighborhood Notes: Off Top

5/2/18 – San Francisco Chronicle
Scooter Skirmish: SF Places Limits on Rental Companies

5/1/18 – Wall Street Journal
As Cities Gentrify, Public and Private Efforts Sprout to Help Families Stay

4/25/18 – La Opinión
Ayuntamiento y Comunidad Se Reúnen Para Discutir Sobre el Futro de La Misión

4/24/18 – Mission Local
Fully Affordable Housing Fails to Rise in SF’s Mission, and No One Knows Why

4/23/18 – San Francisco Examiner
Ronen Calls for Faster Approval for 100 Percent Affordable-Housing Projects

4/18/18 – American Banker (op-ed)
BankThink: The “C” in CRA Should Still Mean Something

4/16/18 – The Bold Italic
La Cocina: Power Through Food

4/12/18 – KQED
The Hustle: How Many Jobs Does a Musician Need to Stay in San Francisco?

4/12/18 – San Francisco Examiner
Two Low-Income Housing Projects Net 2015 Bond Funding

4/7/18 – San Francisco Chronicle
Mission Housing Project Invokes Law to Exchange Review for Affordable Units

4/6/18 – Hoodline
SF Announces $135,000 Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund

4/5/18 – El Tecolote
Unsettled in the Mission: Redlined

3/26/18 – Mission Local
SF Nonprofit Reveals Its Plans for Derelict Building at 18th and Mission

3/25/18 – San Francisco Examiner
Small Sites Program a Major Asset to SF Housing

3/23/18 – SF Weekly
Surprisingly Awesome Development Planned for 18th and Mission

3/21/18 – Socketsite
The Plans for 48 Condos to Rise Above this Derelict Building

3/20/18 – San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund Blog
San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund Raises $3 Million from New Resource Bank and Closes Sixth Loan

3/19/18 – Hoodline
Mayor’s Office to Assist Businesses Displaced in North Beach Fire

3/19/18 – Office of the Mayor New Release
Mayor Mark Farrell Announces Activation of the Small-Business Disaster Relief Fund in Response to Fire on Union Street

3/16/18 – Mother Jones
Undocumented Immigrants Can Vote in Some Elections. But ICE Could Keep Them Away.

3/14/17 – Huffington Post
Jersey City’s Fight Against Chain Stores

3/8/18 – KQED
The Hustle: An Artist with Four Jobs and a 380-Mile Commute

3/7/18 – Mission Local
The Rise and Fall of One of San Francisco’s First Latino Businesses

3/6/18 – San Francisco Business Times
Fight for Affordable Housing in the Mission Coming to Fruition

2/14/18 – KRON4 News (w/video)
Amid Housing Crisis, San Francisco Aims to Create More Affordable Housing

2/14/18 – Telemundo (video)
Barrio La Misión Lucha Por Sobrevivir en San Francisco

2/14/18 – Curbed San Francisco
San Francisco Delays Mission Housing Over Potentially Historic Laundromat

2/13/18 – Center for Community Capital (see Page 12)
Building a Strong Foundation: A Field Scan on Integrating Financial Capability and Affordable Housing

1/31/18 – UnidosUS Blog
UnidosUS Affiliates React to President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union

1/23/18 – Next City
How the Mission District Took Equitable Development Into Its Own Hands

1/23/18 – LendUp Blog
Social Impacts in Tech: Lessons Learned with MEDA

1/18/18 – Affordable Housing  & Community Development Law, Volume No. 26:2 (2017), Pages 239-247
Mission Economic Development Agency—Combatting Displacement in San Francisco’s Mission District, Family by Family and Block by Block
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1/18/18 -Next City
Calif. Cities Should Look to this S.F. Affordable Housing Model

1/11/18 – El Tecolote
Mission Kid Almost Misses Full Ride to Princeton Because of Gentrification

1/9/18 – Mission Local
SF Mission Nonprofit Nabs Corner Building for $7.75 Million

1/8/18 – San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund Blog
SFHAF Closes Fourth and Fifth Loans to Mission Economic Development Agency to Purchase Critical Properties in Mission and Bernal

1/3/18 – Mission Local
Meet the Woman Turning a Nonprofit Into a Developer of Affordable Housing