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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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Mission Community Takes BIG Next Step in Standing up to Luxury-Housing Tidal Wave

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2015 Mission Community Takes BIG Next Step in Standing up to Luxury-Housing Tidal Wave Broad-based coalition qualifies moratorium, now has chance for real community-stabilization plan San Francisco, CA – The City of San Francisco Department of Elections today verified the…

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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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