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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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Mayor London Breed and Leader Nancy Pelosi unveil newly renovated affordable housing

Mayor London N. Breed and Leader Nancy Pelosi today unveiled the newly rehabilitated Sala Burton Manor, an 89-unit supportive housing building for seniors and persons with disabilities. The project is a continuation of San Francisco’s commitment to preserving and revitalizing existing affordable housing across the City.
 
The rehabilitation of 430 Turk Street includes increased accessibility, renovated plumbing and electrical systems, investments in energy efficiency, modernized elevators, renovated interiors, and redesigned floor plans.
 

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Mayor, City departments, and Google WiFi announce digital equity program for public housing sites

Mayor Mark Farrell, City Administrator Naomi Kelly and Google WiFi today announced a comprehensive digital equity program at two public housing sites to provide residents with digital skills training, free high-speed internet access and Google WiFi devices.

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Episcopal Community Services & Mercy Housing to develop City's largest permanent supportive housing project for formerly homeless people

Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco (ECS) and Mercy Housing have been selected to build and run San Francisco’s largest permanent supportive housing development for formerly homeless people. The two-building development to be built near 7th and Mission will provide permanent homes for up to 265 households experiencing chronic homelessness, with 100 of these new units earmarked for formerly homeless seniors, age 62 or older.

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