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News Highlights

San Francisco YEO Offers Affordable Housing Measure

Last Tuesday, Jane Kim introduced a charter amendment to increase San Francisco’s minimum affordable housing requirement to 25 percent, more than double its current rate. The measure would require new market-rate housing construction to dedicate 15 percent of all units to those making up to 55 percent area median income, and a further 10 percent […]

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Ithaca YEO Bans the Box

Ithaca, NY became the latest of over 100 cities and 18 states to “ban the box.” Applicants to city jobs will no longer be asked about any felony convictions on their first round of interviews. Mayor Svante Myrick added, “Discouraging good people from applying hurts our organization and prevents previously incarcerated people from doing the […]

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