mission sf housing crisis Archives

Delivering the Promise of the Mission’s 681 Florida Community Benefit

In 2016, the Mission community stood up en masse against the market-rate development given the moniker “Beast on Bryant” due to its paucity of on-site affordable housing and community arts spaces. The outcome was a community benefit being granted by the market-rate developer: The lot was split and a portion given to the City for…

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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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