YIMBY Party
The YIMBY Party Congress is an umbrella organization. Members include SF Bay Area Renters' FederationGrow SFProgress Noe ValleyPalo Alto ForwardEast Bay Forward and individual members.

Have you been ranting to your friends that SF needs to build more? Have you been asking yourself and others, "what's the problem!"? Well, now you can do so much more then just be aggrieved - you can vote with us.

Stay tuned for our endorsement slate card and more information on our upcoming Housing Rally at City Hall on October 10th, the first day polls open for voting.
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For the housing wonks: We're running a ballot measure to grant by-right approval for 100% affordable housing and housing build on school district property in San Francisco. We're fighting for affordable and teacher housing built faster!

This ballot measure is a critical step towards ending our city's housing shortage that will save time and money for non-profit affordable housing developers. You can help by gathering signatures and raising funds!

We need over 50,000 signatures to qualify for the ballot next year, which means we'll need YOU. We need you joining us to canvass at farmer's markets, knock on doors, and raise money for this important measure.

Help us get this measure off the ground!

Go to yimbyaction.org/prop/ to volunteer. If you gather enough signatures or collect enough money, you'll be invited to our holiday party!

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Affordable Housing for Teachers and Working Families, sponsored by YIMBY Action

Next year, YIMBY Action will have an initiative to grant by-right approval to 100% affordable housing in San Francisco, saving time and money for non-profit affordable housing developers.

yimbyaction.org/prop/

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Posted Nov 12, 2017
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Omg every single thing in this is right. medium.com/@GavinNewsom/the-ca...

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The California Dream Starts at Home – Gavin Newsom – Medium

I hear it everywhere I go, and for good reason: the world sees California’s prosperity but it also sees our disparities. Too many…

medium.com/@GavinNewsom/the-ca...

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Posted Oct 24, 2017
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At the Governor Signing Ceremony for the Housing Package, and the mood is universal: This is an incredible first step. It won't be the last.

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Posted Sep 29, 2017
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Sep 25, 2017

Support Housing near Google at Mountain View City Council
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:30pm
City of Mountain View - City Hall 500 Castro St, Mountain View, California 94041

This is a big one: The Mountain View city council may kill a proposal for up to 10,000 units of housing near Google's new campus on Tuesday, opting for as few as 1,500 units in the lots nearby after city staff recommended a dramatically smaller project than zoning allows.

Google's new 595,000 square foot campus was giving the greenlight earlier this year and will bring thousands of jobs to the region. We must demand Mountain View to allow housing in the area — councilmembers have already expressed disapproval of the max housing option, citing traffic and "quality of life."

Join us - www.facebook.com/events/165092...

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Sep 23, 2017

Support Housing near Google at Mountain View City Council
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:30pm
City of Mountain View City Hall - 500 Castro St, Mountain View, California 94041

The big day is coming – on Tuesday September 26 Mountain View City Council plans to give direction on how much housing to allow in North Bayshore where Google is headquartered!

More information here: www.greencaltrain.com/2017/09/...

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Teija Ahlfors
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MAJOR UPDATE: CA State Housing Streamlining & Funding Package has been agreed to! Includes SB35, SB2, SB3, SB 167 & more! www.sacbee.com/news/politics-g...

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Billions in lower-income housing incentives nailed down by California Democratic leaders

California’s Democratic-controlled Legislature announced Tuesday a package of housing deals aimed at addressing the state’s unprecedented affordability crisis. A bill imposing a real estate transaction fee was amended to be more attractive to moderate Democrats by giving local governments more control of the proceeds.

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Posted Aug 29, 2017
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Aug 18, 2017

Action: Tell our state representatives to vote YES on Housing Bills today!
Friday, August 18, 2017, 2:00pm
Send an email!

Now is the time to send 2 quick emails!

The California State Legislature will be voting on a package of bills to streamline housing production and increase funding for Affordable Housing. It's a major step in the right direction, and we need you to voice your support NOW.

Representatives will return MONDAY to vote on this package. Send an email to your Assemblymember and Senator to ask them to support a package that includes SB35, SB2, SB3, and AB678/SB167.

We have a great tool to FIND YOUR REP and SEND AN EMAIL from your gmail account. Go to the link below, type in your address, then scroll down to the ACTION ALERT.

TIPS:

Personalize your SUBJECT LINE
Add your home address
Personalize your message

Send emails with the YIMBY Mailer: sankarravi.github.io/yimbyscor...

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Senator Scott Wiener's housing streamlining bill that forces cities that ignore their regional housing goals to expedite housing through the entitlement process is up in the Assembly! Everyone is talking about the impact it could have on housing across the state. Some of us are going up tomorrow, Wednesday, morning for the last Committee Hearing in Sacramento!

Contact your Assemblymember, especially over social media! They need to hear that there is loud public support! You can find their contact and social information by using the new YIMBY Scorecard: sankarravi.github.io/yimbyscor...

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Posted Jul 12, 2017
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Jul 12, 2017

Thank you SF Yimby for stepping up in person in Sacramento today.

Posted by Dan on Jul 12, 2017
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Jun 6, 2017

YIMBY Hackathon
Friday, June 16, 2017, 6:00pm - June 18th, 3pm
Y Combinator San Francisco

Sign up for a YIMBY Action working weekend, with food, drinks and awesome people. We've got projects ranging from the YIMBY WIKI to creating YIMBY artwork! Sunday afternoon, participants will present their projects to a panel including State Senator Scott Weiner, Kim-Mai Cutler, and Y Combinator's Jared Friedman. All we need is YOU. So sign up now -yimbyaction.org/hackathon/

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May 25, 2017

Home SF Victory Party
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6:00pm
3271 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

WE PASSED HOME-SF!

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This is the most powerful housing legislation San Francisco has passed in probably 40 years. It represents the first real up-zoning the west side has ever seen. And we did it with your help. No joke. Every email you sent, every phone call you made, every bit of outreach helped push this bill over the finish line. Supervisors Tang and Safai have been so grateful for all our support, and you should feel proud of that!

So, now let's party ... with a few words from Supervisors Tang and Safaí!

Who Went?

Dan
Michael Molesky
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