Mayor Newsom Announces Release of San Francisco's First Annual Housing Report
07/21/09 - Mayor Gavin Newsom announced the release of the first Mayor’s Office of Housing Annual Report. The Annual Housing Report offers a transparent explanation of housing-related activities funded by the City – from housing the homeless, to assisting first-time home buyers, to rebuilding public housing. The report describes the City’s efforts to increase affordable housing options and is informative for homeowners and renters alike.
"As we face challenging economic times, San Francisco strives to provide residents with decent and affordable housing, and to aggressively push housing development as an economic stimulus," said Mayor Newsom. "Home construction plays a vital role in maintaining strong communities since construction of new housing creates valuable jobs and revenue for our City, as well as places to call home for residents of all income levels." For a copy of the report go to www.sfgov.org/moh. Read more