Press 2015

12/30/15 – Mission Local and SFGate
SF Mission Tenants, Muralists Make a Deal to Buy Building

12/25/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
City Hall Challenge for 2016: Solving the Housing Crisis

12/18/15 – Mission Local and SFGate
Nonprofits to Take On Public Housing Troubles in Mission SF

12/14/15- Duboce Triangle News (page 3)
Affordable Housing Update

12/14/15 – New Republic
Dispossesssed in the Land of Dreams

12/7/15 – Network World
10 Cool Ways Tech Companies Give It Up for Charity

12/7/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
How Middle Class’ Fade Affects a Slice of the City

11/25/15 – RealEstateRama
360 Apartments in Mission, Castro, Bernal Heights to Undergo Extensive Renewal

11/17/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
Supervisors OK Giving Neighbors Preference in Subsidized Units

11/17/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
In S.F., Few African Americans Win Affordable Units

11/13/15 – Mission Local
Dozens Displaced by San Francisco Fire in Limbo

11/10/15 – Japanese Media
Technology Lab at MEDA Has Been Attracting Attention

11/9/15 – Bernalwood
Renderings Unveiled for Proposed 96 Units of Senior Citizen Housing on Shotwell

11/6/15 – Mission Local
96 Units of Affordable Senior Housing Approved for SF Mission

11/6/15 – San Francisco Examiner
Supervisor Breed Wants to Prioritize Housing Lottery for Longtime Residents

11/5/15- El Tecolote
Election Day Yields Mixed Results for Housing Advocates

11/4/15 – Francisco Business Times
Of Monsters and Beasts: Why Mission Gentrification Wars Won’t Die Down in 2016

11/4/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Voters Reject Market-Rate Housing Moratorium by Wide Margin

11/3/15 – Mission Local and SFGate
Moratorium, Airbnb Regs Fail While Housing Bond and Progressive Supe Win

11/2/15 – Citylab
Where San Francisco Stands on Airbnb  and Affordable Housing

10/31/15 – San Francisco Chronicle (video)
Elevator Pitch: Proposition I

10/31/15 – Mission Local (MEDA Business Development client)
El Aji: Go for the Ceviche, Return for the Ceviche

10/29/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Did Real Estate Developers Hang Their Own Out to Dry in the Mission?

10/29/15 – San Francisco Examiner
The City’s Future in the Hands of the Voters

10/28/15 – Mission Local
Mission Families “Get Connected! to Tech

10/23/15 – InformationWeek
Why Fixes to Tech’s Diversity Problem Fail

10/23/15 – San Francisco Magazine
Mission Moratorium Leaders Accuse the Chronicle of Covert Racism

10/22/15 – Mission Local
Kink Under Fire for Seeking Anti-Moratorium Latino

10/22/15 – SF Weekly
Confidential Email Shows Trying to Recruit Mission Latinos to Fight Prop I

10/15/15 – Mission Local
SF Officials Unveil Plan for Mission Moratorium

10/15/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Mission Advocates Hatch Half-Billion-Dollar Plan If Housing Moratorium Succeeds

10/15/15 – ABC-7 News KGO-7 (includes video)
Controversial Measure Proposition I Tackles Skyrocketing San Francisco Rents

10/14/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
Prop I, Mission Building Initiative, Elicits Emotional Arguments

10/5/15 – Mission Local  and SFGate
SF Residents Opine on the Mission Moratorium

10/2/15 – Mission Local
Gentrifiers to SF Mission Now Fear Eviction

9/29/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
Housing Plan Criticized

9/27/15 – Mission Local
SF Mission Anti-Eviction Block Party Targets Serial Evictor

9/24/15 – Mission Local
SF Protesters Challenge Developer to Debate

9/22/15 – Mission Local and SFGate
Mini Documentary Pays Tribute to SF’s Tamale Lady

9/17/15 – Mission Local
Peruvian Chef Opens Second SF Mission Restaurant

9/15/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
Supervisor Wiener to Introduce Affordable Housing Legislation

9/12/15 – Washington Post
School Choice Complicates Promise Neighborhood’s Efforts to Help Kids

9/8/15 – KQED
Below-Market-Rate Housing Gets High-End Sol LeWitt Artwork

9/8/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Mission Affordable Housing Developer on the Mend After Losing Political Brawl

9/4/15 – Mission Local and SFGate
101 New Affordable Units Approved for SF’s Mission

9/4/15 – San Francisco Business Times and Wopular
Developers Plan to Squeeze More Affordable Housing on Key Mission Site

9/1/15 – ABC-7 News KGO-7
Housing Project in San Francisco’s Mission District Put on Hold

8/26/15 – SFGate
Muralists, Organizers Confront Buyers at Precita Avenue

8/25/15 – KQED
Fearing Loss of Space, Precita Eyes Tries to Discourage Prospective Buyers

8/24/15 – Mission Local
Precita Eyes Mural Center Fears Eviction, Enlists Help

8/24/15 – KQED
After Displacement, Redlick Artists Rally Against Changing Mission

8/18/15 – ABC 7 News KGO-7
Bon Appetit Names San Francisco’s Al Place Nation’s Top New Restaurant

8/17/15 – Next City
Is a Community-Minded Business Model Doomed in Gentrifying San Francisco?

8/14/15 – Mission Local
Developments in Development: Opposition

8/12/15 – Mission Local and SFGate
SF Tenant Helps Neighbor Fight Serial Evictors

8/6/15 – Mission Local
SF Buys Six Buildings, Keeping Artists and Others in Place

8/5/15 – Mission Local
SF Site Destroyed in Fire Could Sell for $20 Million

8/3/15 – StreetsblogSF
City-Approved Flyers Shame Pedestrians on Mission Sidewalks

7/31/15 – Education Week
The Future of Reading: Getting All Students on the Path to Proficiency by Third Grade

7/16/15 – Countable
Should the City Halt New Housing Development in the Mission?

7/15/15 – Mission Local
Mission Moratorium Will Go on November Ballot

7/7/15 – 48 Hills
Ballot Measures and D3 Race Could be Referendum on Mayor

7/6/15 – sfist
Planning Commission Says It May Halt Some Mission Development

7/6/15 – NBC Bay Area
San Francisco Mission District Housing Moratorium May Qualify for November Ballot

7/4/15 – Mission Local
SF Improvement Tax Expires on Mission St. Block

7/3/15 – San Francisco Business Times
In Surprise Move, Planning Commission May Seek to Halt Some Mission Housing

6/27/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
Mission Street Business Improvement District Set to Shut Down

6/24/15 – Curbed SF
The Mission Moratorium Lives? Activists Race to Qualify for Ballot Measure

6/20/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Activists Race to Get Housing Moratorium on S.F.’s November Ballot

6/19/15 – San Francisco BayView
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, A Government Agency that Actually Listens

6/18/15 – San Francisco Chronicle Op-Ed
Help Keep Communities Intact, Head Off Foreclosures

6/18/15 – Hoodline
Supervisors Campos, Farrell, Local Advocates Discuss Immediate Affordable Housing Solutions

6/14/15 – San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate Section (“Sound Off” column)
Which Bay Area Community Will Emerge Next? 

6/10/15 – New City
Cities are Building Job Training Programs of the Future

6/4/15 – El Tecolote
Board Votes Down Luxury-Housing Moratorium

6/3/15 – San Francisco Examiner
Mission Market-Rate Moratorium Fails

6/1/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Massive Mission Housing Development Set to Replace Circus Theater as Moratorium Debate Looms

5/27/15 – Mission Local/SF Gate
SF Mission Youth See Their Future (and Rent) in Tech

5/22/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Mission Moratorium: 5 Strategies San Francisco Could Use to Build Affordable Housing

5/18/15 – Mission Local
Four Young Women, Four Computers–In Pieces

5/12/15 – San Francisco Examiner
Don’t Listen to the Mission Housing Moratorium Smear Tactics

5/11/15 – San Francisco Business Times
How Will the Mission Housing Moratorium Affect Rents? Supes Want to Know

5/7/15 – Mission Local
One Answer on Affordable Housing–Ask Mark Zuckerberg

5/6/15 – San Francisco Examiner
SF Supervisors’ Views Mixed on Mission Housing Moratorium

5/5/15 – Mission Local
Housing Moratorium to Head to Supes

5/4/15 – San Francisco Examiner
Campos to Propose Moratorium on Market-Rate Housing in the Mission

4/28/15 – Mission Local
Once Working Class, the Mission Continues to Shift

4/26/15 – San Francisco Examiner
Neighborhood Comes Together in Hopes of Slowing Gentrification

4/16/15 – CNET en Espanol
Apple Gives More Scholarships to Increase Diversity at WWDC

4/15/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
Bill to Restrict Ellis Act Evictions in S.F. Hangs by a Thread

4/13/15 – Mission Local
Changing Management Gives Public Housing Tenants New Hope

4/9/15 – International Business Times
As Tech Giants Push for Diversity, Blacks and Latinos are Fleeing Once-Diverse San Francisco

4/7/15 – KALW
Life After the Fire

4/5/15 – Planetizen
Study: 8,000 Latinos Have Left the Mission Since 2000

3/31/15 – San Francisco Examiner
On Guard: 8,000 Latinos Displaced from Mission, Group Says

3/27/15 – Mission Local
MEDA Teams Up with City for Traffic Safety

3/24/15 – Mission Local
Fire Victims Have Right to Return, But Few Do

3/22/15 – San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate Section (“Sound Off” column)
What Do Buyers and Sellers Often Fail to Account For?

3/21/15 – Contra Costa Times (Op-Ed)
It’s Time for CPUC to Show Bold Leadership and Hold Comcast Accountable

3/20/15 – San Francisco Public Press
Businesses Displaced by Fire Debate Whether to Stay or Go

3/19/15 – Mission Local
A Concert to Benefit Businesses Displaced by Mission Fire

3/16/15 – San Francisco Foundation
Share Your Voice: Luis Granados

3/13/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Why the Mission is Ground Zero in SF’s Debate Over Gentrification

3/11/15 – Contra Costa Times
Bay Area Population Growth + Housing Shortage = Problem for ABAG

3/6/15 – Thoughts of a Common Man (video clip from radio show)
Mission Techie Jordan Wood Turns His Life Around

3/6/15 – San Francisco Examiner
Good Samaritans are All Around the City

2/27/15 – Daily Kos
SF Blogger Raises Funds and Hands Out Checks to Dozens of Displaced Families After Fire

2/27/15 – Mission Local
Residents Displaced by Fire Receive Checks to Start Again

2/27/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
Blogger Hands Out $165,000 to Mission Fire Victims

2/26/15 – El Tecolote
Future Remains Uncertain for Small Businesses After Fire

2/25/15 – San Francisco Public Press
Mission Group Seeks Aid, Donations for Businesses Ousted by Fire

2/25/15 -Mission Local
Chron Forum: To Whom Does the Mission Belong?

2/24/15 – San Francisco Chronicle
Chronicle Forum: To Whom Does the Mission District Belong?

2/21/15 -San Francisco Chronicle
Nonprofit Wants to Buy Fire-Damaged Building

2/21/15 – Mission Local
At Fundraiser Kickoff, Sponsor Says It Wants to Buy Fire-Damaged Building

2/20/15 – KTVU-2
Online Fundraiser Launched for Victims of Mission District Fire

2/19/15 – Mission Local
MEDA Launches Fund for Business Displaced by Fire

2/18/15 – San Francisco Chronicle Open Forum (Op-Ed)
Legacy Laws Can Help the Mission Retain its Vibe

2/10/15 – San Francisco Business Times
Another Major Housing Proposal Hits the Mission District

2/9/15 – NBC News 3 Bay Area ( Mission Fire Fund of which MEDA is part)
Donations for San Francisco Mission Fire Victims Surpass $160K (video)

2/7/15 – The Hindu
26-Year-Old Passerby Raises Funds for Fire Victims

2/6/15 – SFGate
Blogger’s Mission fire victim fund tops $122,000

2/6/15 – Capp Street
Nonprofit’s Ouster Echoes Fight Over Dot-Com Boom Evictions

2/5/15 -Univision 14
Consejos Papa Costear Su Renta en El Area de la Bahia (video)

2/4/15 – Priceonomics
The Faces of San Francisco’s Mission Fire

2/4/15 – Wopular
Blogger’s Mission Fire Victim Fund Tops $110K

2/4/15 – San Francisco Examiner
Fund for SF Fire Victims Surpasses $100,000

2/2/15 – ABC 7 News KGO-7
Mission Techie Jordan Wood: Black History Month

1/30/15 – ABC 7 News KGO-7 ( Mission Fire Fund of which MEDA is part)
Officials Investigate Cause of Mission District Fire

1/29/15- 48 Hills
54 Residents Displaced in Raging Mission Fire

1/29/15 – One Degree
One Degree’s Top 10 Highlights from 2014

1/4/15 – San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate Section (“Sound Off” column)
What Are Your Predictions for the Bay Area Real Estate Market in 2015?