School, Food, Testing & Neighborhood News

2020-04-03T06:29:51+00:00Categories: All, COVID-19, News, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have reproduced this newsletter from Supervisor Aaron Peskin’s Office in its entirely. The original is here: https://bit.ly/39vfXGe I said this crisis was a rapidly evolving and moving target, and that remains true. Governor Newsom has made it clear that we can expect the shelter-in-place directive to likely continue until summer. We are hoping for the [...]

Additional COVID-19 Resources

2020-04-03T06:30:11+00:00Categories: All, COVID-19, Merchants, News, Resources, Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The below is a slightly redacted version of the District 3 newsletter that went out on March 22, 2020. It contains much useful information for people living in District 3, as well as for people living in other parts of San Francisco. The original is here, and we are re-posting this for the benefit [...]

Information For SF Small Merchants Who Are Facing Eviction

2020-04-03T06:30:17+00:00Categories: All, COVID-19, Merchants, News, Resources, Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This post contains information from the Mayor's Fourth Supplemental Proclamation of a Local Emergency and concerns commercial evictions. If you are a small merchant and are facing eviction, you are urged to contact us at [email protected] We have bolded sections that may be of interest, but nothing on this page should be construed as legal [...]

Guidance for SF Tenants Who Are Facing COVID-Related Eviction

2020-04-03T06:30:23+00:00Categories: All, COVID-19, News, Resources, Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

EDIT 3/27/2020: most recent MOHCD guidance: https://drive.google.com/file/d/12L-T9vMr1WFv4lX6S9_V-vqasjbI91Gw/view?usp=sharing EDIT 3/27/2020: most recent Order from Mayor Breed: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lfMZ5eG4ZuahamX0AcXjnZ8leeM9MLck/view?usp=sharing The below should be helpful for tenants and service providers. Moratorium on most all residential evictions On March 23, 2020, Mayor Breed ordered that no landlord may attempt to recover possession of a residential unit unless due to violence, [...]

COVID-19 Protections for Residential and Commercial Tenants

2020-04-03T06:30:30+00:00Categories: All, COVID-19, Merchants, News, Resources, Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Risk for COVID-19 is not related in any way to any racial, ethnic, or cultural groups. The City of San Francisco will not tolerate any instances of xenophobia or racism. If you feel you are being discriminated against, please contact the Human Rights Commission by email at [email protected] Due to COVID-19, there are increasing [...]

Stay home except for essential needs

2020-04-03T06:30:35+00:00Categories: All, COVID-19, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://sf.gov/stay-home-except-essential-needs (Please visit the above link for the latest updates) ------------- On Monday March 16, San Francisco with Health Officers from the Bay Area announced a Public Health Order that requires residents to stay home except for essential needs. This starts on March 17. What to do The City issued a Public Health Order [...]

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources

2020-04-03T06:30:42+00:00Categories: All, COVID-19, Merchants, News, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources Click Here to See Important COVID-19 Resources Resources STARTING 3/17/2020 - SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER WILL BE IN EFFECT - PLEASE SEE https://sf.gov/stay-home-except-essential-needs FOR UPDATES. ------ CLICK HERE for a list of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) resources and information. It should be useful for San [...]

Tenant Landlord Clinic Wins Prestigious Award

2020-04-03T06:30:48+00:00Categories: All, Media, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Helping renters keep their homes is key to maintaining the fabric of a neighborhood. An innovative housing clinic in the Lower Polk District of San Francisco designed to prevent homelessness has won the prestigious Downtown Achievement Pinnacle Award from the International Downtown Association (IDA). And partial thanks goes to two UC Hastings alumni who [...]

Free Help for Merchants Too!

2020-04-03T06:30:54+00:00Categories: All, Merchants, News, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Are You a Merchant? Want Some Free Help? The Lower Polk TLC now also helps small "mom and pop" merchants stay in their current places of business. If you need help, please come to our Free Merchant Workshop at 1541 Polk Street on 2/20/2020 - 5:30 PM to 7 PM ● ACCESS: Small Business [...]

No Place Like Home

2020-04-03T06:31:07+00:00Categories: All, Eviction, Media, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Every eviction creates utter chaos and trauma for the people being evicted. I know; I was evicted. It was abrupt and unexpected. It took time to get an affordable rental again. Afterward, it got me thinking. Why couldn’t there be a resource all in one place where I could get information, advice, and help [...]