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UCBDisplacement RT @TenantsTogether: Our Legal Director at the SF Fed, where we are pleasantly surprised to be having a conversation about *real* tenant pr…
UCBDisplacement Field studied out,lots of stabilization tools via orgs like @UCBDisplacement @policylink. Need political will to implement-Jennifer Martinez
UCBDisplacement Unfortunate that anti-displacement mischaracterized as NIMBY voice, rather than advocating for certain kind of development-Jennifer Martinez
UCBDisplacement Need civic engagement mechanisms in suburban communities, where people getting displaced to, eg to build more housing-Jennifer Martinez
UCBDisplacement Philanthropy needs to dip its toes into ballot advocacy that allows housing debate to take place in public arena -- Jennifer Martinez
UCBDisplacement Other elephants in room = Prop 13 reform + the need for the governor to recognize housing as a statewide issue - Jennifer Martinez
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posted on 2016-05-24 by Miriam Zuk
After the California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) used our data to advocate for the construction of market-rate housing as an anti-displacement tool back in February, questions have poured into...
posted on 2016-04-07 by Mitchell Crispell
The Parkview Family Apartments in San Jose’s Diridon Station area. Affordable housing like this helped the area to increase its low-income population in recent years, even as major new market-rate...
posted on 2016-02-17 by Mitchell Crispell
Escalating rents and home prices in the Bay Area are displacing low-income families. What can we do about it? Here at the Urban Displacement Project, we get calls every week from cities struggling...
posted on 2016-02-11 by Karen Chapple
We are not building enough of the the so-called Missing Middle in housing types, like these fourplexes in Berkeley. A consensus is emerging that we have to do everything in our power to slow the...
posted on 2015-11-16 by Karen Chapple & Mitchell Crispell
Like merchants on Geary Street concerned about the effects of new bus rapid transit on their businesses, many fear the change that a new transit line or station will bring to a neighborhood. To...
posted on 2015-11-09 by Karen Chapple & Mitchell Crispell
Last week, San Francisco voters rejected a ballot initiative that would have halted market-rate development in the Mission District. The proposed moratorium highlighted schisms in the community...