Due to the controversial intersection of parcel usage, lack of understanding for the stalling of housing development on Octavia, exclusivity of use and the Hayes Valley Freeway Commemoration Project, in an effort to garner more insight, we’ve obtained copies of the leases for Parcel R & S. We’ll update you here with more developing details.
Due to the controversial intersection of parcel usage, lack of understanding for the stalling of housing development on Octavia and the Hayes Valley Freeway Commemoration Project, in an effort to garner more insight, we’ve obtained copies of the leases for Parcel K & L. 1. City and County of San Francisco and Proxy Development, LLC Lease for Parcel L dated … Read post
As it’s a new year we want to provide a brief update on our current efforts/positions and outline our keystone advocacy focuses for 2024. We remain grateful for the opportunity to serve this community. While we are proud of our past 3 years efforts advocating for quality of life needs and equitable representation for Hayes Valley Proper residents and small … Read post
In June 2020 the encampment crisis was in full swing. Octavia Blvd and a number of locations around Hayes Valley were plagued with tents. There was a rat infestation occurring on and near Parcel R &S (Hayes Valley Art Works). We were in the beginning stages of COVID and concerns and nerves were on the rise. As mentioned in our … Read post
LAST UPDATE: OCT 12th > A new installation on Parcel K Last week we were prompted of a new community board installation at the Proxy location. We are concerned that a temporary public space which has been intended for affordable housing now houses a communications board under the guise of “community” which will be in control of 2 organizations (HVNA, … Read post
As we end 2022 we want to reflect on the collective efforts by our community members and partners. Entering our 3rd year at HVSafe we are invigorated and optimistic about our role as a young organization responsible for advocating for quality of life needs and interests for neighbors and small businesses. We view our partnership with you as one that … Read post
You have a lot of information on your site, it’s a lot to sift through – can you give me the short version of what is going on here? Answer: A well intended commemoration project for the freeway removal has morphed into a project that is completely unrecognizable. A small group created the vision, held a design contest, had a … Read post