Please join Plan C board members and friends at our annual fundraiser on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm to learn more about this year’s achievements and our plans for the rest of 2013.
Thanks to the generosity of Seligman Western Properties, this year’s event will be held at The Transamerica Pyramid’s Penthouse Conference Center, 48th Floor, 600 Montgomery Street, with its panoramic city views! Our program includes keynote speaker, newly appointed District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang – and ... | Read More >
May 7 | Condo Bypass – Update 5/7
Today the Board of Supervisors voted to send the Condo Bypass legislation back to Land Use Committee. (5/10 Update: The legislation will be continued on 5/13 until 5/20). We expect changes to the Chiu and Yee amendments will be presented at Land Use on 5/20 that will reflect the ongoing discussions that have been occurring between TIC and tenant advocacy groups. Plan C along with other TIC advocates continues to work towards a compromise that will help the greatest number ... | Read More >
April 22 | Condo Bypass – Update 4/22
On April 15, 2013 Supervisors David Chiu and Norman Yee made amendments to the condo lottery bypass legislation first introduced by Supervisors Farrell and Wiener. Plan C does not support the legislation as currently amended. We believe taken in combination, the amended legislation penalizes both current and future TIC owners and creates a number of unintended consequences, especially for those TIC owners that purchased their TICs within the last year (after 4/12/12). We believe no Supervisor should support legislation that ... | Read More >
April 16 | Condo bypass amendments – 4/15 Update
Plan C has long been a champion of expanding the opportunities for first-time and middle income home buyers in SF. We have always believed that the path to home ownership created through the TIC to Condo conversion process is good for renters that aspire to become home owners, good for middle income individuals seeking home-ownership, and good policy for SF.
Currently, however, there are thousands of TIC owners caught in a lottery system that has failed to keep up with demand ... | Read More >
March 23 | Condo bypass legislation – UPDATE
We have learned that the condo bypass legislation will not be heard at the Board of Supervisors Land Use Committee on March 25, 2013 at 1:30PM and will be postponed again. It is not necessary to come to City Hall on Monday. The hearing may be rescheduled for April 8th. We will keep you posted as we learn more.
We also need to alert you to some potentially very bad news relating to the bypass. Various tenant activist groups have recently been ... | Read More >