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March 26  |  TIC/Condo Conversion Workshop

Please join us in the St. Francis room of St. Mary’s Cathedral at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, March 26th to learn about TIC to Condo conversion following the passage of last year’s legislation. DPW staff members, Board members from Plan C, legal counsel, surveyor and bank representatives will be on hand to provide an overview of the legislation and the condo conversion process and answer your questions. Plan C will be hosting an informational panel to address as many questions regarding ... | Read More >

February 28  |  A Realistic Perspective to San Francisco’s Housing Crisis

This blog is a follow-up to my ongoing housing blog series.  In my last blog, I discussed why San Francisco City Hall  failed all homeowners – renters and owners alike.  Today, I’ll explore some potential solutions.

This past week, Mayor Ed Lee hosted civic and housing groups at City Hall for a “working group,” including Plan C, to discuss solutions that address the housing crisis in San Francisco.  History is repeating itself.  Nine years ago in 2005, I participated in a ... | Read More >

November 23  |  Why San Francisco has Failed Homeowners and Renters

Here we go again.  As San Francisco’s intractable housing crisis crosses another misery threshold, City Hall politicians and the Board of Supervisors – including the Mayor himself – are running the same tired playbook to solve the crisis:  throw property and home owners under the bus.  What’s their solution this time?  Placing more restrictions on homeowners – this time attacking a state law called the Ellis Act.

The Ellis Act was passed in 1985 as a means for landlords to get ... | Read More >

November 5  |  S.F. Municipal Election – Vote!

Below are Plan C’s formal endorsements that appear in our Plan C Voter Guide. Our endorsement process is based on votes by our members, so if you are not a member already, we encourage you to join our cause. Additional discussion on local ballot measures can be found here.

Board of Supervisors:  District 4: Katie Tang*

City Attorney: Dennis Herrera*

Treasurer:  Jose Cisneros*

Assessor-Recorder:  Carmen Chu*

Ballot Measures: Prop A: Retiree Health Care Trust Fund – YES Prop B: 8 Washington Street – Initiative – YES Prop C: 8 Washington Street – Referendum- ... | Read More >

October 13  |  November 5, 2013 Municipal Election Endorsements

Below are Plan C’s formal endorsements that appear in our Plan C Voter Guide. Our endorsement process is based on votes by our members, so if you are not a member already, we encourage you to join our cause. Additional discussion on local ballot measures can be found here.

Board of Supervisors:  District 4: Katie Tang*

City Attorney: Dennis Herrera*

Treasurer:  Jose Cisneros*

Assessor-Recorder:  Carmen Chu*

Ballot Measures: Prop A: Retiree Health Care Trust Fund – YES Prop B: 8 Washington Street – Initiative – YES Prop C: 8 Washington Street – Referendum- ... | Read More >