400 Block of Hayes Street Closure Update

LAST UPDATE: November 19th >Post SFMTA Board meeting/resolution adoption update. Update November 3rdPre SFMTA meeting info/update. Update October 29thPost SFMTA Board Meeting update & takeaways. Update October 14thSFMTA has announced recommendations. Get the details and show your support. Update September 12thUpdate regarding current communications which are presently in circulation. September 5thA permit renewal is being considered with conditions and modifications … Read post

Hayes Valley “Community Board”

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

Skateboard Sign and Ramps at Patricia’s Green

LAST UPDATE: October 22nd We were prompted of a skateboard sign and ramps newly installed at Patricia’s Green. The sign installation was captured on Twitter. Definitely not a sign Public Works would post there. That’s not a Public Works employee. We don’t have unmarked white hardhats like that and there is no logo on the vest. This is some classic … Read post

HVSafe Letter to Board of Supervisors, RE: Proposed Vacancy Tax Copy

We’re sharing our recent correspondence to the Board of Supevisors Planning Department and some of our positions on this matter. We recognize taking a position is often fraught with apprehension, but we believe it’s critical for the health of civic dialogue, advocacy and the right to redress. Dear Board Members. We are writing in support of the proposed vacancy tax … Read post

Rabid Bat Notice

LAST UPDATE: WED OCT 11th Health Advisory – 9/27/23 Rabid Bat Found Outside of Fulton and Gough St While the timeline on this has already passed – we’re a bit puzzled why there was not any more outreach done in the vicinity/neighborhood. We will report back. Update October 11thSince fielding questions from the community as to why they hadn’t been … Read post

Mayor Proposes Plan for Easier Demolition of Rent Controlled Housing

The following information was released on September 15, 2023 by the San Francisco Tenants Union: The “Constraint Reduction” legislation is sponsored by Mayor Breed, Joel Engardio, and Matt Dorsey.  The legislation is being sold as a way to speed up housing production by eliminating planning staff review to make many permits automatic with no public objection allowed. It streamlines demolition … Read post

Demand to Lift the Injunction

Attention Mayor London Breed and Board of Supervisors: We oppose Judge Ryu’s injunction prohibiting our City from enforcing its laws against public camping and demand that our City fulfill its mandate to protect and serve San Francisco residents. We need our City leadership to deliver on sound solutions to get people off our streets. The current approach to address rampant … Read post

Learn About SF’s New Housing Inventory

This article was provided to us by the San Francisco Rent Board. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – There is an important development in San Francisco’s housing landscape with the implementation of a comprehensive housing inventory implemented by the San Francisco Rent Board. The purpose of the housing inventory is to maintain an accurate record of San Francisco’s residential housing stock. A … Read post

Encampments on Page and Gough

LAST UPDATE: SAT OCT 7th > Neighbors and businesses on and around Page and Gough have been stressed with the ongoing encampment crisis at this location. This morning the City instructed the encampments to move around the corner while a new street light was being installed. A representative of HVSafe was on the scene and spoke to SFPD and an … Read post