SF Mission Votes on $50 Million in Affordable Housing Funds

Coalition of organizations mobilizes to give community input on how the Mission’s share of Proposition A funds should be spent towards affordable housing

More than 125 people crowded into a second-floor auditorium at 474 Valencia St., San Francisco  to vote on the use of $50 million allocated by the November 2015 election to help ease the affordable housing crisis in the Mission District.

After two hours of presentation and deliberation, those in attendance opted to prioritize a “buy now, build now” strategy that would see those funds go towards acquiring two or three medium-sized plots and building some 200 units of fully affordable housing in the next five to seven years.

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