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UPDATE: Wiener 2014: Does Supervisor Wiener have a dirty money problem?

Update: 2:40PM – See Supervisor Scott Wiener’s response below —————————————- The investor activity tracking and eviction mapping organization, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AEMP), used Supervisor Scott Wiener’s campaign finance disclosure filings for 2013 to build an infographic of his campaign funding for re-election this November. The Infographic shows that real...

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Castro tenants prep for citywide tenants convention

About 150 Castro-area residents, city politicians, and members of statewide renters organizations showed up yesterday to the Castro Tenants Convention at the LGBT Center to brainstorm legislative solutions and actionable ideas to combat the growing problem of housing displacement in San Francisco. Legislative solutions are being brainstormed at all of...

Seen on Noe near 18th in the Castro denoting a recent Ellis Act eviction. 11

Castro Street Art #6

Since the Biscuits inception we’ve posted about different works of street art that have popped up in the neighborhood as we’ve come across them. Today’s posts stencil image was found on Noe Street near 18th on the sidewalk marked in front of an apartment where the last tenant had been...

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Living With AIDS and Coping With Eviction in the Castro

San Francisco is known for being on the cutting edge of AIDS treatments. The City developed a internationally mimicked, ground breaking, comprehensive system of AIDS care that was unrivaled in the early years of the plague. Now some Castro residents face another foe in their ongoing battle to survive AIDS...

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Sup. Wiener’s Condo Conversion Plan Angers Many-City Hall Protest Monday

Castro’s Sup. Scott Wiener and Dist. 2 Sup, Mark Ferrell, have introduced legislation which, if passed, could allow owners to repeal rent control from thousands of landlord-occupied apartment buildings. Their plan will let Tenant in Common (TIC) buildings become condominiums automatically, bypassing the condo conversions lottery and tenant protections in the...