Sunnydale residents and Tenant Association oppose the HOPE SF redevelopment and privatization of Sunnydale, and are ignored by politicians, SFHA, and developers

Sunnydale residents, and Sunnydale Tenant Association president Shelly Leonard opposes the HOPE SF redevelopment and privatization of Sunnydale. For years Shelly has voiced residents’ concerns and opposition to the HOPE SF plan to replace Sunnydale public housing with high rises built by developers Mercy Housing and Related California as part of a ‘mixed income development’Continue reading “Sunnydale residents and Tenant Association oppose the HOPE SF redevelopment and privatization of Sunnydale, and are ignored by politicians, SFHA, and developers”

Activists from UFAD confront Congressman Adriano Espaillat about privatization of Harlem River and other developments

Today in NYC, activists from UFAD confronted Congressman Adriano Espaillat about the privatization of Harlem River and other developments under the RAD project, with signs reading “Espaillat Sold out the People, Espaillat Sold Off NYCHA” Espaillat responded to demonstrators that he did not support RAD, and that he does not support it at Harlem River.Continue reading “Activists from UFAD confront Congressman Adriano Espaillat about privatization of Harlem River and other developments”

A Message to HUD from Tenants of Harlem River Houses: Please Do Not Approve RAD Conversion

Please do not approve NYCHA’s application to convert Harlem River Houses through the RAD program, because 1) resident engagement was insufficient, 2) this project threatens tenant’s well being, and 3) the RAD review process coincided with a pandemic which was doubly fatal for NYCHA residents as the city overall. Harlem River Houses, built in 1937,Continue reading “A Message to HUD from Tenants of Harlem River Houses: Please Do Not Approve RAD Conversion”

C&C Management Pressuring Harlem River Houses Residents Away From Independent Legal Representation

For Immediate Release: C&C Must Stop Pushing Tenants Towards Legal Aid Society  This weekend, Harlem River Houses residents with the UFAD distributed fliers with info about tenants’ rights to legal representation and to be named on the class action lawsuit tenants have filed against NYCHA demanding they not be forced to sign new section 8Continue reading “C&C Management Pressuring Harlem River Houses Residents Away From Independent Legal Representation”

NY Senator Chuck Schumer responds to UFAD, says RAD Privatization at Harlem River Houses Should Be Stopped

On Sunday, June 13, Chuck Schumer responded to a question from The UFAD on the oneNYCHA Podcast. The Tenants of Harlem River Houses have filed a lawsuit against the head of NYCHA, Greg Russ, demanding that privatization be stopped and that they not be forced to sign leases with private management company C&C. NYCHA andContinue reading “NY Senator Chuck Schumer responds to UFAD, says RAD Privatization at Harlem River Houses Should Be Stopped”

Public Housing Tenants Rally Against Nationwide Privatization of Public Housing and HOPE SF Scheme in San Francisco // Inquilinos de viviendas públicas protestan la privatización a nivel nacional del esquema de viviendas públicas y HOPE SF en San Francisco

Photos by Leon Kunstenaar, Indybay For Immediate Release: June 16th, 2021 PUBLIC HOUSING TENANTS RALLY AGAINST NATIONWIDE PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC HOUSING AND HOPE SF SCHEME IN SAN FRANCISCO On June 12th, Sunnydale and Potrero Hill residents came together in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest the HOPE SF privatization of their homes, whichContinue reading “Public Housing Tenants Rally Against Nationwide Privatization of Public Housing and HOPE SF Scheme in San Francisco // Inquilinos de viviendas públicas protestan la privatización a nivel nacional del esquema de viviendas públicas y HOPE SF en San Francisco”

Truth Commission on RAD/PACT and the privatization of public housing: May 4th on Zoom

Comisión de Verdad  Programas de RAD y la privatización de alojamiento publico  Martes, el cuatro de Mayo, 20214 de la Tarde por Zoom https://zoom.us/jointeléfono: 929-436-2866ID de Reunión: 836 8367 7223Contraseña : 399431 Panelistas incluyen residentes de edificios convertidos por RAD, o están en proceso de ser convertidos/privatizados. Ellos platicarán sobre abusos or violaciones con respectoContinue reading “Truth Commission on RAD/PACT and the privatization of public housing: May 4th on Zoom”

The Fight Against Fred B. Craves at the Wood Street Encampment

Beginning of the conflict Residents at the West Oakland Wood Street homeless encampment have been embroiled in a land use dispute with San Francisco developer Fred B. Craves for almost 4 years. This particular conflict began on March 17, 2016 when Craves, a billionaire and head of Bay City Capital, purchased a plot of landContinue reading “The Fight Against Fred B. Craves at the Wood Street Encampment”

Why is Game Changer Trying to Evict People from Wood Street?

Download the PDF or read the text below: Who is Game Changer LLC? On March 17th 2016 Fred B. Craves (founder of Bay City Capital LLC, lead director with Madrigal Pharmaceuticals), a venture capitalist who specializes in pharmaceuticals and biotech investments, purchased a plot of land located between 2201 & 2701 Wood st in WestContinue reading “Why is Game Changer Trying to Evict People from Wood Street?”

All Power to the People! A Rally in Solidarity with the West Oakland Community, August 1, 1pm @ West Oakland Bart

The coronavirus pandemic and the recent uprisings against white supremacist police terror after the murder of George Floyd have rocked the U.S. and the world. With over 15.5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and 650,000 deaths worldwide, and over 4 million cases and 140,000 deaths in the U.S. alone, it is clear that the pandemic willContinue reading “All Power to the People! A Rally in Solidarity with the West Oakland Community, August 1, 1pm @ West Oakland Bart”