The False Promise of Privatization and the Fight to Save Public Housing at Mildred Hailey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday October 27th, 2021. On September 21, we put out a press release titled “Mildred C. Hailey Residents Organize Against Neglect and Demand Repairs”, exposing the extreme neglect and hazardous conditions which Mildred Hailey residents are facing. The Mildred Hailey Committee Against Displacement compiled letters and photographs from 19 residents—just a smallContinue reading “The False Promise of Privatization and the Fight to Save Public Housing at Mildred Hailey”

Videos from October 18th San Francisco City Hall: Sunnydale and Potrero Hill residents protest HOPE SF redevelopment and privatization

On Monday, October 18th, Sunnydale and Potrero Hill residents held a protest at San Francisco City Hall to oppose the HOPE SF redevelopment, the privatization of public housing by the Eugene Burger Management Corporation, longterm neglect by the San Francisco Housing Authority, and the discrimination of mixed status families. This protest followed a protest heldContinue reading “Videos from October 18th San Francisco City Hall: Sunnydale and Potrero Hill residents protest HOPE SF redevelopment and privatization”

Sunnydale Public Housing Tenants hold protest against HOPE SF redevelopment, HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Mayor London Breed: October 15th, 2021

Videos on Twitter On Friday, October 15th, residents of the Sunnydale public housing development in San Francisco held a protest at a new Mercy Housing development built on the site of demolished Sunnydale units. San Francisco Mayor London Breed, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary MarciaContinue reading “Sunnydale Public Housing Tenants hold protest against HOPE SF redevelopment, HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Mayor London Breed: October 15th, 2021”

Press Release: Sunnydale and Potrero Hill Tenants will Protest at San Francisco City Hall on Monday October 18th

For immediate releaseThursday, October 14th, 2021 Tenants of Sunnydale and Potrero Hill with the United Front Against DisplacementPhone: 510-815-9978Email: wewontgo@riseup.net  This Monday, October 18th at 4:30pm, tenants of Sunnydale and Potrero Hill public housing in San Francisco are holding a protest at San Francisco City Hall. Tenants are protesting the city government and San FranciscoContinue reading “Press Release: Sunnydale and Potrero Hill Tenants will Protest at San Francisco City Hall on Monday October 18th”

Update on the struggle at Sunnydale: Residents Protest HOPE SF Privatization Outside SFHA Office on September 18th, 2021  

Residents of Sunnydale and supporters gathered on Saturday, September 18th in front of the San Francisco Housing Authority’s office at Sunnydale to protest the city’s HOPE SF redevelopment scheme backed by the big banks. HOPE SF threatens to eliminate public housing in San Francisco by demolishing the last two public housing developments, Sunnydale and PotreroContinue reading “Update on the struggle at Sunnydale: Residents Protest HOPE SF Privatization Outside SFHA Office on September 18th, 2021  “

Oaklanders Are Speaking Out and Exposing OHA’s Lies

Last Saturday a group of activists and residents of Oakland public housing presented a petition and a series of letters written by tenants demanding repairs for neglected public housing units to the Oakland Housing Authority.  The petition was posted just outside the OHA’s downtown office. The UFAD had met with over a dozen households withContinue reading “Oaklanders Are Speaking Out and Exposing OHA’s Lies”

Notes on the Struggle in Chinatown

Recently, members of the UFAD joined several protests against MOCA (Museum of Chinese in America) organized by the Chinese Staff and Workers’ Association, Youth Against Displacement, the Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side, and a few other groups. On September 26, several hundred protesters marched through Chinatown and assembled in front ofContinue reading “Notes on the Struggle in Chinatown”

TEACH-IN: PRIVATIZATION AND DISPLACEMENT- HARLEM RIVER HOUSES, FRIDAY, OCT 1, 5pm

 For months, RAD developers have tricked people into signing a lease despite the fact that HUD has not approved the new company from taking over Harlem River yet. This, along with ongoing mismanagement of the buildings, are a serious violations of tenants’ basic housing rights.   Join us, learn the FACTS about RAD and Privatization. RefreshmentsContinue reading “TEACH-IN: PRIVATIZATION AND DISPLACEMENT- HARLEM RIVER HOUSES, FRIDAY, OCT 1, 5pm”

Protest at Sunnydale in San Francisco, Saturday September 18th at 2pm

On Saturday September 18 at 2pm, resident organizers from Sunnydale public housing and the United Front Against Displacement will convene a rally outside the local San Francisco Housing Authority office at 1654 Sunnydale Ave to denounce recent attempts to push out residents from their homes. At the end of August, SFHA informed dozens of familiesContinue reading “Protest at Sunnydale in San Francisco, Saturday September 18th at 2pm”

National Petition to HUD and Congress: Stop Privatizing Public Housing

To: HUD and Congress: Stop Privatizing Public HousingFrom: Public housing tenants, activists, sympathetic organizations, and individuals (Español abajo) This is a letter decrying one of the crimes of the 21st century; the nationwide project by Congress, HUD, big banks, and developers to privatize public housing. For decades Congress has cut funding to public housing developmentsContinue reading “National Petition to HUD and Congress: Stop Privatizing Public Housing”