Press

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

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

12/22/17 – Mission Local
Developer Facing Appeal Says He’ll “Shut Down Forever” Activist “Racket”

12/22/17 – Hoodline
Nonprofit Buys Vacant Lot at 18th & Mission for Affordable Housing, Offices

12/21/17 – San Francisco Chronicle
Building’s New “Communal” Model: Homes for Families, Mission Dance Company

12/20/17 – CurbedSF
Derelict Mission Building Bought By Affordable Housing Developer

12/19/17 – SF Weekly
Mission Nonprofit to Turn Neglected Building into Affordable Housing

12/19/17 – Mission Local
Nonprofit Buys Decaying Building at Mission and 18th Streets

11/24/17 – SF Weekly
Foreign Cinema Expansion on Hold After Complaints

11/24/17- Mission Local
Where Are Those Affordable Housing Buildings Planned for the Mission?

11/22/17 – Mission Local
SF Nonprofit Wants Changes from Proposed Mission Street Cafe

11/17/17 – Mission Local
Neighborhood Notes

11/9/17 – KALW
A “Special” Power Lets San Franciscans Halt New Constuction–But A New Law May Rein That In

11/1/17 – Citi Foundation Blog (with video)
Impact, Pivot, Repeat: Community Progress Makers On Meaningful Support and Meeting Our Cities’  Toughest Challenges

10/31/17 – Mithun Architects Blog
Affordable Housing as Social and Cultural Infrastructure

10/25/17 – SF Weekly
Monster Madness

10/11/17 – The Registry: Bay Area Real Estate
A San Francisco Affordable-Housing Project Advances

10/3/17 – Mission Local
Design Tweaked, Housing Clears Hurdle to Replace Auto Repair Shop

9/26/17 – Mission Local
Nonprofit Launches Program to Help Artists Find Affordable Housing

9/23/17 – Mission Local
Neighborhood Notes: HOMEY Returns

9/19/17 – Salesforce Blog
Three Nonprofits Accelerating Impact in the Latinx Community

9/15/17 – Curbed SF
California Affordable Housing Bills Clear Assembly

9/12/17 – Next City
Worker-Owned Businesses Get More Support from DC

9/7/17 – Mission Local
Royal Cuckoo Market Gets Approval to Keep Small Beer and Wine Bar

9/7/17 – Broke-Ass Stewart
New Affordable Housing Resources for SF Artists

9/7/17 – San Francisco Examiner
Mayor Lee to Introduce Citywide Policy to Aid Merchants Impacted by Public Construction

9/5/17 – San Francisco Arts Commission Blog
San Francisco Arts Commission Partners with Mission Economic Development Agency

9/1/17 – SAGE Business Researcher
Issue: Gentrification

8/31/17 – San Francisco Examiner (op-ed)
Trump’s Pardon of Arpaio a Continued Affront to Nation’s Latino Community

8/29/17 – The Bay City Beacon
Bay Area Bureaucracy Threatens Immigrant Street Vendors

8/9/17 – Mission Local and SFGate
Mission Groups Want Bike Sharing to Slow Its Roll

8/8/17 – San Francisco Examiner
Mission Advocates Call for New “Moratorium” on Bikesharing

7/20/17 – Politico, “What Works”
How San Francisco Saved Its Public Housing By Getting Rid of It

7/19/17 – San Francisco Business Times
Measuring Impact by Looking at Big Data

7/6/17 – San Francisco Examiner (op-ed)
Senate Bill 35 Will Cause Further Displacement of Communities of Color

7/6/17 – San Francisco Examiner
Mission District Losing Auto Repair Shops to New Housing

7/6/17 – United Way of the Bay Area Blog (with video)
Ana’s Story: From Cleaning to Coding

7/2/17- San Francisco Chronicle
How Can Real Estate Be More Inclusive for Low-Income and Working-Class Buyers?

6/30/17 – El Tecolote
Long-Awaited Community Park Now Open to Public

6/27/17 – San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Blog
Minority-Owned Small Business Partner Spotlight: D’Maize

6/27/17 – San Francisco Business Times
Check Out the Sites Where Developers Aim to Add More Than 1,000 Homes in San Francisco’s Supply-Starved Mission

6/21/17 – San Francisco Business Times
Nonprofit Jumps Into Housing Game, Fights Other Developers

6/21/17 – GQ Magazine
San Francisco is Burning

6/20/17 – San Francisco Chronicle
Outer Mission Commercial Block Struggling to Rebuild a Year After Massive Fire

6/16/17 – Mission Neighborhood Health Center Blog
MNHC and MEDA: Collaborating to Improve the Lives of our Patients

6/12/17 – San Francisco Examiner
Businesses Look to Return to Mission a Year After Massive Fire

5/31/17 – Mission Local
Coalition Asks City to Fund Latino Success

5/25/17 – BayNewsNow.com
MEDA Helps Community Find a Foothold in the Tech Sector

5/25/17 – Mission Local
Nonprofit Developer Focuses on Families at 16th Street Project

5/25/17 – San Francisco Examiner
What is Neoliberalism?

5/25/17 – College of Health and Social Science
Urban Studies & Planning Seniors Present Solutions to Real-World Problems

5/17/17 – San Francisco Chronicle
Immigrants’ Fear Cited in Declining Food Stamp Use in SF

5/14/17 – San Francisco Chronicle
Scarce Land in SF Forces City to Seek Creative Housing Solutions

5/10/17 – CurbedSF
Opposition to 117-Unit Mission Building Backs Down

5/8/17 – San Francisco Examiner
New Online System Designed to Simplify Applying for SF Affordable Housing

5/3/17 – Salud America!
Affordable Housing Project Coming to San Francisco

4/29/17 – San Francisco Chronicle
SF Planning Commission tio Consider Plans for 15th and Mission Condo Tower

4/19/17 – CurbedSF
Mission-Dwellers Urge City Hall to Scuttle 117 New Units

4/19/17- CAMEO blog
Stardusted Events, Joze Lopez

4/17/17 – NPR/KQED (with audio)
Tax Filings Seen Dipping Amid Trump Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

4/14/17 – Huffington Post
Tell Congress to Keep Small Businesses Thriving

4/7/17 – San Francisco Examiner
Study Shows Mission Red Lanes Improve Street Safety, Signal Citywide Implications

4/6/17 – San Francisco Business Times
MEDA to San Francisco Business Times: “Yes, We Do Get ‘It.’ ‘It’ is Called Fair Housing”

4/5/17 – Bisnow
Over 700 Units of Affordable Housing Headed to the Mission

4/5/17 – KCBS News (video)
Expensive New Trash Cans Designed to Stop San Francisco’s Dumpster Divers

4/5/17- Berkeley News
Tax Day: Students Prep Tax Returns for People in Need

4/4/17 – Next City
San Francisco Now Has a One-Stop Shop to Invest in Fighting Displacement

4/3/17 – San Francisco Chronicle
Mission District’s Nonprofit Developers Build Housing Hope

3/23/17 – Mission Local and SFGate
Planners Say Flooding Fears Don’t Hold Water, Approve Affordable Housing

3/23/17 – Mission Local and SFGate
Survey: Latino Families in Mission Struggle, Many Earn Below Poverty Rate

3/10/17 – Bay Times (final paragraph of column)
Art at 1990 Folsom

3/7/17 – Mission Local
Art Appears on Site of Future Affordable Housing

2/27/17 – BuzzBuzzNews U.S.
Housing Activists Successfully Fight Back Against Developers in San Francisco’s Mission District

2/24/17 – Mission Local and SFGate
Development Delayed As SF Commission Wants Less Aggressive Design

2/24/17 – CSR Wire
Mayor, Investors and Affordable Housing Partners Announce Launch of San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund

2/23/17 – Hoodline
SF Launches Public/Private Fund for Purchase of Affordable Housing Sites

2/23/17 – SAT Press Releases
Mayor, Investors and Affordable Housing Partners Announce Launch of San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund

2/23/17 – San Francisco Business Times
Corporate Foundations Pump Money into City-Backed Accelerator Fund to Preserve S.F. Affordable Housing

2/23/17 – Bay City News
Housing ‘Accelerator’ Fund Aims for 1,500 Affordable Units

2/23/17 – Mission Local and SFGate and Ripple News
Accelerator Fund Will Help Add Affordable Housing in SF

2/23/17 – Citi Blog
Mayor, Investors Announce Launch of Housing Accelerator Fund

2/21/17 – Northern California Community Loan Fund Blog
San Francisco Small Sites Program Creates Long-Lasting Impact

2/21/17 -Mission Local and SFGate
Mission and Tenderloin Orgs Will Build Affordable Portion of Bryant St. Project

2/20/17 – Mission Local
SF Planning Rules Swirl with Sewage to Clog Affordable Housing Pipeline

2/20/17 – 48 Hills
The Agenda, Feb. 21-26

2/14/17 – San Francisco Business Times
Mission Opponent of Affordable Senior Housing Project Says He Isn’t a  NIMBY

2/14/17 – SFGate
SF Supervisors OK First Affordable Building with Extra Height

2/14/17 – Mission Local
Debate on Senior Housing Gets Personal, Project Prevails in Appeal

2/14/17 – Bay City News
Supes Approve Shotwell Senior Housing

2/13/17 – 48 Hills
The Agenda, Feb. 13-19

2/3/17 – San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development
OEWD Activates Small Business Disaster Relief Fund in Response to the Fire in Chinatown

2/3/17 – BuzzBuzzNews U.S.
Mission Action Plan 2020 Addresses San Francisco’s Gentrification Head-On

2/3/17 – Microsoft Bay Area Blog
Mission Techies — Helping Young Adults Launch Tech Careers

2/1/17 – HUD National Newsletter
Keep the Faith, Be Patient & Remain Diligent to Avoid Eviction

2/1/17 – KQED
Dance Mission Theater Plans New Home at 16th and Mission

2/1/17 – Mission Local
Rent Hike Means Old Biz on Valencia St. Must Move

2/1/17 – Mission Local
Fire-Torn SRO Gutted and Up for Sale, 3300 Club Ousted

1/31/17 – Hoodline (Mission Action Plan 2020)
New “Action Plan” Announced In Bid To Reverse Mission District Gentrification

1/30/17 – Mission Local and SFGate
Dance Mission Theater Plans New Home at 16th and Mission

1/28/17 – Mission Local
Displaced by Fire, 22nd St. Tenants’ Housing Future Still Uncertain

1/27/17 – San Francisco Smart Money Network
Top Tax Tips 2017 (link)

1/25/17 – Mission Local and SFGate
Money Raised, Distribution Delayed After Ghost Ship Fire

1/18/17 – San Francisco Business Times
NIMBYs Move to Block Affordable Mission Housing for Seniors

1/12/17 – KTVU
Planning Commission Backs Mission District Soup Kitchen Over Neighbors’ Objections

1/12/17 – San Francisco Patch
Vote Expected on Proposed Soup Kitchen in Mission

1/12/17 – San Francisco Bay Times
Dance Brigade Celebrates 40 Years of Art & Activism

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