Resources for Small Businesses and Artists

2020-04-03T06:29:59+00:00Categories: All, COVID-19, Eviction, Merchants, Resources, Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have reproduced this newsletter from Supervisor Aaron Peskin's Office in its entirely. The original is here: https://bit.ly/2WXjGtH It’s no secret by now that small businesses are the beating hearts of our neighborhoods. That’s why over the past few years, my office has gone the extra mile to protect them against all odds. I’ve budgeted [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

San Francisco was the obvious choice for tech workers. Not anymore.

2020-04-03T06:32:39+00:00Categories: All, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Jeanna Barrett had spent the last 20 months in Seattle helping grow a location-based mobile app. In April 2011, Groupon acquired the startup, and it declined to keep her on staff. "Fine by her. "'I called my parents after I found out I didn’t have a job at Groupon and said, 'I'm moving to [...]

New legislation aims to halt gentrification in San Francisco enclaves

2020-04-03T06:32:52+00:00Categories: All, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"The San Francisco Board of Supervisors introduced new legislation this week that would make it easier to establish specially protected cultural districts in the city. The bill’s sponsors hope it will help slow the tide of gentrification in traditional ethnic enclaves. "In an emailed statement Tuesday morning, District Nine’s Hillary Ronen (whose jurisdiction includes [...]