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The People’s Budget: Community Convenes to Prioritize Prop A’s $50 Million for Mission Affordable Housing

While trendy Valencia Street nightspots were filled as usual last Wednesday night with San Franciscans blowing off steam after work, a community that has been gaining steam for years met at Centro del Pueblo to engage in a historic discussion. Thirteen community-based organizations – now under the name United to Save the Mission – collectively…

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San Francisco Family’s Eviction Averted as they Become New Homeowners

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 13, 2016 San Francisco Family’s Eviction Averted as they Become New Homeowners Joint effort of MOHCD, MEDA and Umpqua Bank to create fairness in housing San Francisco, Calif. — Like many other Californians last week, the Palacios family of San Francisco were…

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Community Demands 2918-2924 Mission Street Development be 100 Percent Affordable Housing

A spirited conversation took place at a meeting last Wednesday, as concerned residents discussed the latest market-rate development slated for their ever-pricier neighborhood: 2918-2924 Mission Street, between 25th and 26th streets. Issues brought up ran the gamut from building height to dust during construction to safety for children at the school located in the alley behind the…

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MEDA December 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Martin Esteban Farfan

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers—the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Martin Esteban Farfan Program: Community Real Estate Why did you decide…

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Asset Building is Not Just for Clients: MEDA Refinances Plaza Adelante to Ensure Financial Stability

MEDA has been successfully providing asset-building services to the low-income Mission community for over four decades. Financial capability is the thread that runs through MEDA’s innovative service-integration model of programs that range from workforce development and free tax preparation to business development and housing opportunities. The nonprofit knows that families cannot thrive without financial stability….

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Joint Statement of MEDA and CCDC on the Adoption of a Citywide District Preference for Affordable Housing

November 20, 2015 Joint Statement of MEDA and CCDC on the Adoption of a Citywide District Preference for Affordable Housing On November 17th, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to approve a proposal to fundamentally change how affordable housing will be made available to its low-income residents. The policy would create a so-called “neighborhood…

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MEDA to Host First Community Planning Information Meeting for 2060 Folsom 100 Percent Affordable-Housing Development

Over the next four years, a healthy and vibrant community will be developed in the Mission at 17th and Folsom streets. 2060 Folsom, to be exact (as the address has been changed from the original 2070). MEDA was awarded the right to co-develop, with Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC), a 101-unit development to stabilize San Francisco’s…

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Community Organizations Call for Delay in Vote on Sweeping, New Preferential Access Policy for Affordable Housing

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2015 Community Organizations Call for Delay in Vote on Sweeping, New Preferential Access Policy for Affordable Housing Little-Known Proposal Warrants Extension of Period for Public Comment San Francisco, CA – Today at 10am at Room 278 of City Hall, organizations representing neighborhoods…

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MEDA and Chinatown CDC Awarded 1296 Shotwell Street 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development


Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2015 MEDA and Chinatown CDC Awarded 1296 Shotwell Street 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development 96-Unit Development for Senior Living to Further Stabilize San Francisco’s Mission District San Francisco, CA – The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) has awarded the Mission…

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Mission Neighborhood Stabilization Plan Released by Community

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2015 Mission Neighborhood Stabilization Plan Released by Community Aims to keep the Mission’s Latino and working-class populations intact via implementation of affordable-housing strategies San Francisco, CA—The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) has worked with renowned organizations and the community to…

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