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Mission Takes City Hall Part 2
SUPES VOTE ON LUXURY MORATORIUM for Mission
TUES. JUNE 2nd
1:30 Rally Polk Street Steps City Hall
3:00 Speak out at Board of Supervisors Hearing
Hearing may last until 5pm, possibly later. Join when you can! Text 415-710-8908 for updates or follow @PlazaSixteen on Twitter or on Facebook. Children/families welcome!
:: SUPPORT the LUXURY MORATORIUM! ::
:: #SaveTheMission ::
This temporary moratorium would allow time for a community-based plan for truly affordable housing.
Luxury housing accounts for 93% of the housing being built in the Mission. The SF Planning department has determined that only 13 sites remain in the Mission for the development of affordable housing. The very limited property left in the Mission must be prioritized for affordable housing, not luxury condos unaffordable to the majority of San Franciscans.
Full text of legislation.
SALVE EL BARRIO MISSION
MARTES 2 de Junio en la Alcaldía de SF
1:30 PM MITIN en las gradas de la Alcaldía
3:00 PM LEVANTE SU VOZ en la mesa de
La audiencia durara hasta las 6:00pm o más tarde. Alcancenos cuando puedas. Evnvie un mensaje al 415-710-8908 para manternerlo informado o signalos en twitter @PlazaSixteen. Niños y familias son bienvenidos.
:: AOPOYE un ALTO a la CONSTRUCCIÓN de CONDOMINIOS ::
Este alto temporal nos dara tiempo para crear un plan comunitario que ofresco viviendas de bajos ingresos.
Los espacios limitados en la Mission deben de ser una prioridad para vivendas de bajos ingresos y no para condominios de lujo.
We promised to take City Hall on May 8 and that is exactly what we did!
One thousand strong, we made our demands loud and clear under the Dome and at the doors of the Mayor and the Supervisors. It was truly an incredible day.
Our chants, as we marched through through the halls — No monsters in the Mission! Stop the evictions! — echoed across the country and ’round the world as the event gained national and even international media attention.
Stay tuned at this website for lots of amazing videos and images from the event and for a comprehensive list of media coverage. Here are two amazing videos for starters!
We promised to take City Hall on May 8 and that is exactly what we did. Eight hundred to a thousand strong, we made our demands loud and clear under the Dome and at the doors of the Mayor and the Supervisors. It was truly an incredible day.
Our chants as we marched through through the halls — No monsters in the Mission! Stop the evictions! — echoed across the country and ’round the world as the event gained national and even international media attention.
The People marching in unity, arm in arm, through the halls of power. Photo by Rick Gerharter
Our first speaker was Michelle Antone of the Tohono O’odham Nation
La Colectiva de Mujeres en la casa! with Idell Wilson of Mission SRO Collaborative, and Laura Guzman of Mission Neighborhood Resource Center. Photo by Rick Gerharter
We collectively recited the poem “Mission Vision” with its author, SF Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía! Photo by Rick Gerharter
Outside Mayor Lee’s office to deliver our demands. The Mayor was nowhere to be found. Photo by Rick Gerharter.
STOP THE EVICTIONS
PAREN LOS DESALOJOS
NO MONSTER IN THE MISSION
NO AL MONSTRUO EN LA MISIÓN
TRULY AFFORDABLE HOUSING NOW
CONSTRUYAN VIVIENDA ECONÓMICA AHORA
NO MORE LUXURY-PRICED DEVELOPMENT
NO MÁS CONSTRUCCIÓN DE CONDOMINIOS LUJOSOS
MAYOR LEE: DECLARE A STATE OF EMERGENCY
ALCALDE ED LEE: DECLARE EL ESTADO DE EMERGENCIA
WE DEMAND THAT THE CITY TAKE THE FOLLOWING IMMEDIATE ACTIONS:
Declare a State of Emergency to Address Affordable Housing Crisis
- Recognize and acknowledge that San Francisco is facing a serious crisis in affordable housing and formulate a bold plan to address this crisis.
- Place a moratorium on evictions in San Francisco for at least 12 months and a moratorium on market-rate development for 2 years. No more luxury “Monsters in the Mission”.
Protect our Community
- Pass legislation to stop the displacement of our cultural and artistic communities and institutions.
- Approve Just Cause Protection 2.0 for tenants.
- Investigate the cluster of fires in the Mission District that have killed at least three people so far. Require that the owners of fire-damaged buildings in the Mission provide every resident and business the right to return at the same rental price and terms. Fast-track the rehabilitation of fire-damaged rental units.
Fund and Build Affordable Housing
- Make substantial budget allocations (at least $150 million per year) for affordable housing, down payments on Co-op Home Ownership, and Mission non-profit property and build at least 3,000 affordable housing units in the Mission over the next five years for people with 0-30% AMI.
- Generate increased funding for housing from corporate taxes, property tax increases, transfer fees, developer in lieu fees, the Housing Trust Fund, a substantial Housing Bond, and taxes on short-term rentals.
- Issue vouchers, without expiration, for all people who have been evicted from the Mission through No-Fault Evictions and create a system to manage voucher receipts.
- Provide housing to all residents of San Francisco by utilizing available Treasure Island, Presidio, and Housing Authority resources.
- Identify and purchase a sufficient amount of sites for affordable housing including publicly-owned land.
- Stop the criminalization of homeless residents of the Mission and house every homeless resident of the Mission, including single adults, families and children.
Institute Community Oversight
- Create a Mission Housing Committee that is accountable, open, transparent, and oversees bottom-up for-profit housing development in the Mission and develops a long term ten year strategic plan to preserve and expand affordable housing in the Mission.
WEDNESDAY :: T-shirt and Banner Making
Wednesday, May 6 at 6-8PM
PODER :: 474 Valencia near 16th :: Room 120
THURSDAY :: City Hall event organizing meeting
Thursday, May 7 at 6 PM
L’s Caffe :: 2871 24th Street (between Florida and Bryant)
FRIDAY :: Mission Takes City Hall
Friday, May 8
11:00am :: Gather at City Hall, Polk Street Steps
11:30am SHARP :: Four directions ceremony
12:00 SHARP :: main event begins (((BE THERE EARLY)))
:: This is a 100% PEACEFUL EVENT ::