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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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MEDA and CCDC Awarded 2070 Folsom Affordable-Housing Development

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2015 MEDA and CCDC Awarded 2070 Folsom Affordable-Housing Development 101-Unit Development to Stabilize Mission District as a Neighborhood of Promise San Francisco, CA – The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) has awarded the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) and…

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Mission Housing Story: MEDA Makes Offer in Attempt to Keep Artists and Multigenerational Family in their Home

“I used to be able to work three days a week as a waitress in the Castro and afford to rent a room, plus an artist’s studio in the Mission,” explains Kate Nichols (photo, left). By 2007, she had saved up enough money from waitressing and painting sales to work on her art full time….

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A Face of Mission Displacement: 
Tenant Gabriela Navarro and Neighbors Subject to Intimidation

It’s been a sweet home on Alabama for Gabriela Navarro, as she’s enjoyed her Mission flat and living with a trio of roommates who all equally love life in their diverse community. That all changed recently when the prospective new owners of the property greeted Gaby by initially asking, “What are your plans?” This surprised…

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A Movement is Started, Even as a Pause on Mission Luxury Housing Falls Just Short of Passage

As it neared midnight on Tuesday, after many hours of impassioned debate and testimony from the community, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors failed to pass a 45-day pause on Mission luxury housing. The vote was seven ayes and four nays, two short of what is required for passage. While District 9 Supervisor Campos’ measure went…

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Packed Meeting to Discuss Affordable Housing and Jobs for All in the Mission

A sobering San Francisco Chronicle article yesterday morning confirmed what most Bay Area residents already know: we live in the most expensive rental market in the nation. The numbers tell it all, as rents were up 14.8 percent from 2013 to 2014, with an average rent in San Francisco now $3,129. Working-class families will soon…

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MEDA Discusses Lack of Affordable Housing with San Francisco’s Tech Giants

The subject of affordable housing or, more specifically, the lack thereof in San Francisco, was front and center last night at Bloomberg’s Pier 3 offices on the Embarcadero, with a crowd in the hundreds attending. A panel comprising Chief Economist Jed Kolko of Trulia, Jeff Buckley, who is Senior Advisor on Housing to Mayor Ed…

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