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Nonprofit serving homeless youths finds new home with city-assisted lease

Rob Gitin has spent the past 18 years counseling homeless youths in…

 

When people think they are entitled to “first dibs” on our public space, think about how much easier it is to swallow the thought of evicting people out of private space. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Dolores Park fiasco a microcosm of San Francisco

Is it me, or does it feel like we’re being punked? It’s…

 

Police tape and debris sit outside a burned, abandoned apartment building on the corner of 22nd and Mission streets in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, March 14, 2016. Crews battled a 3-alarm fire that charred the structure the evening of Sunday, March 13. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mission district building gutted by fire last year damaged in blaze again

A building gutted by fire about a year ago in the Mission…

 

Hundreds of protestors gather at San Francisco City Hall in May 2015 to ask lawmakers to a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission district. The Planning Commission on Thursday adopted interim controls for certain market-rate projects in the Mission. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Planning Commission adds extra scrutiny for market-rate development in the Mission

For the next 15 months, the nearly two dozen development projects in…

Hundreds of protestors gather at San Francisco City Hall in May 2015 to ask lawmakers to a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission district. The Planning Commission on Thursday adopted interim controls for certain market-rate projects in the Mission. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A development proposed near Fifth and Mission streets has some people worried that current residents could face eviction if too many well-heeled new residents move in.  (Courtesy Forest City)

5M project shows we need to protect, sustain existing housing

No amount of shiny gifts can ease the threat of housing displacement.…

A development proposed near Fifth and Mission streets has some people worried that current residents could face eviction if too many well-heeled new residents move in.  (Courtesy Forest City)
Michael Addario, a longtime street artist in San Francisco, has been combing over archives of the struggles artists went through with The City just to sell their wares. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Photographer strives to protect SF street artist movement’s past and future

Michael Addario, 62, is a longtime San Francisco street artist who has…

Michael Addario, a longtime street artist in San Francisco, has been combing over archives of the struggles artists went through with The City just to sell their wares. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets is one such place where artists face displacement because their landlord may not renew their lease. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF Arts Commission reaches out to SF artists for work space displacement stories

The Arts Commission has spent a considerable amount of time lately discussing…

Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets is one such place where artists face displacement because their landlord may not renew their lease. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Many community members remain concerned about the high cost of housing in The City and evictions. Hundreds have made their voices heard at SF City Hall. GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER.

Clock ticking on whether to put Mission housing moratorium on November ballot

With time running out to place the Mission market-rate housing moratorium on…

Many community members remain concerned about the high cost of housing in The City and evictions. Hundreds have made their voices heard at SF City Hall. GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThat big nondescript building? Some call it Fox Plaza

I Drive SF: The displacement narrative in a cab

San Francisco is like a drug. When it gets inside you, each…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThat big nondescript building? Some call it Fox Plaza
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerTerri Winston

Saved from the edge: 16 nonprofits rescued by $1 million from S.F. program

The first nonprofits to benefit from a new San Francisco government lifeline…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerTerri Winston