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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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Compassionate Care for People with HIV and Chronic Illnesses

Geary at Maitri Compassionate Care

As we recognize World AIDS Day on December 1, the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) is proud to fund Maitri Compassionate Care’s program that provides residential care for people living with AIDS. Through MOHCD’s support, Maitri is able to house 48 clients and provide them with three meals daily, 24-hour nursing care, activities to promote community and well-being, and social work support to keep individuals connected to community providers.

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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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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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