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Mayor London Breed and Community Leaders Celebrate the Groundbreaking of New Affordable Housing in the Mission District

Mayor London N. Breed, Supervisor Hillary Ronen and community leaders today celebrated the groundbreaking of Casa Adelante, a nine-story building located at 2060 Folsom Street that will provide 127 permanently affordable apartments for low-income households, including 29 units for homeless transitional age youth and parenting youth.

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Mayor London Breed, Supervisor Catherine Stefani, and Community Leaders Celebrate the Reopening of Affordable Housing for Seniors and People with Disabilities

Mayor London N. Breed, Supervisor Catherine Stefani, and community leaders today celebrated the rehabilitation and grand reopening of two former public housing properties serving seniors and people with disabilities in the lower Pacific Heights neighborhood.

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Mayor London Breed, Supervisor Mandelman, and Community Leaders Celebrate the Reopening of Affordable Housing

Mayor London N. Breed, Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, and community leaders today rededicated 90 newly renovated affordable apartments for seniors and people with disabilities. The former public housing site at 25 Sanchez Street is one of 29 properties previously owned by the San Francisco Housing Authority that was renovated under the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which allows for a voluntary, permanent conversion of public housing to privately-owned, permanently affordable housing.

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Mayor London Breed, Supervisor Vallie Brown, and Community Leaders Celebrate the Reopening of Affordable Housing for Seniors and People with Disabilities

San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed, Supervisor Vallie Brown, and community leaders today celebrated the grand reopening and rededication of 1750 McAllister Street, a recently acquired and rehabilitated residence serving seniors and people with disabilities.

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Mayor London Breed, Anita Lee and Community Leaders Celebrate the Preservation of Permanent Affordable Housing in Honor of Mayor Edwin Lee

San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed, Anita Lee, and community leaders today celebrated the acquisition and preservation of two adjoining buildings in the Inner Richmond neighborhood under the City’s Small Sites Program, which will ensure that 16 homes remain permanently affordable.

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Mayor London Breed Announces Funding to Implement Tenant Right to Counsel Program

Mayor London N. Breed today announced the local nonprofit legal service organizations that will receive $5.8 million in total funding over the next two years to provide legal assistance to San Francisco tenants facing eviction. The Tenant Right to Counsel (TRC) Program is the first of its kind in California and second nationally.

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Mayor London Breed introduces legislation to repurpose $260 million in bond funding to preserve at-risk housing

Mayor London N. Breed today announced legislation to preserve San Francisco’s affordable housing supply and protect tenants who are at risk due to either the physical condition of their building or the potential of rent increases or eviction due to market speculation.

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Mayor Breed commits to spending $100 million on affordable modular housing

Mayor London N. Breed today announced a commitment of $100 million in City funding to purchase affordable housing made using modular construction built in San Francisco. The commitment represents the first production order for a new modular housing facility that will be built in the City in partnership with the San Francisco Building Trades. 

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Mayor London Breed joins Chinatown community to unveil newly renovated affordable housing

 

Mayor London N. Breed today unveiled the rehabilitation of 92 apartments for seniors and persons with disabilities at 990 Pacific Avenue. The project is the first in Chinatown to be renovated under the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, which is integral to San Francisco’s commitment to preserving and revitalizing existing affordable housing across the City.

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