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City Visions: May 6, 2013
Re-imagining Public Housing in SF
City Visions host Joseph Pace and guests discuss what the future may hold for public housing in San Francisco. How can the city improve living conditions, ensure a reliable source of funding, and ensure an adequate stock of safe and affordable housing for residents?
-Sara Shortt, Executive Director of the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco, a nonprofits tenants' rights organization that offers free counseling for San Francisco tenants in all types of housing, including rent-control, public housing and section 8.
-Marcia Rosen, Executive Director of the National Housing Law Project, a national housing and legal advocacy center committed to advancing housing justice for low-income families. She is the former executive director of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and director of the Mayor's Office of Housing.
-Gail Gilman, Executive Director of the Community Housing Partnership, a San Francisco nonprofit organization dedicated to providing permanent, supportive housing to formerly homeless individuals and families.