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Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 11/10/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Jeff Kositsky, Director of the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) announced today the City’s plan to end chronic homelessness for veterans in San...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 11/09/2016
“Today many San Franciscans are feeling anxious and nervous following this divisive and polarizing  presidential election. But San Francisco will remain San Francisco. And the values...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 11/04/2016
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), San Francisco Public Works and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department to install one of the last...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 11/03/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the completion of the historic transfer of ownership of all 29 public housing sites and nearly 3,500 units from the San Francisco Housing Authority (SFHA) to community-...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 10/28/2016
Today, Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), and San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) to remind our...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 10/25/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced legislation co-sponsored with Supervisor David Campos that will allow fees from residential developments of 25 units or less to remain in the neighborhood where the...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 10/24/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a groundbreaking new housing development in the Excelsior District that will create 50% of the units as new permanently rent-controlled with just cause eviction...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 10/17/2016
“Last night I received one of those calls that as a mayor you never want to receive. The phone call that tells you a police officer has been shot in the line of duty. The officer was injured...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 10/14/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement:   “The passing of Wayne Friday is a significant loss to the city of San Francisco.   Wayne was a man of many...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 10/13/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for awarding $11 million to San Francisco to fund six innovative projects aimed at reducing traffic congestion and...