The plan is generating resistance from community members, who say that it will usher in more displacement than truly affordable housing.
Workers are not going to stand for housing prices that make it impossible for them to work and live in the Bay Area.
At City Hall the voice of the people, and the engagement of the public, is often an afterthought: We need to get our priorities straight.
"These decisions show how much is at stake in our nation's highest court and how critical it is that Americans consider the Supreme Court as we choose our next president."
The rent stabilization program was allowed to expire and over 1 million households are now at risk of being priced out when their leases go up for renewal.
In New York, it's truly a tale of two cities: a city of the very rich, growing richer, and the poor, who are growing poorer.
Mayor Bill de Blasio opened his State of the City address with a commitment to maintaining a city that is inclusive and affordable.
San Jose, which advertises itself as "the capital of Silicon Valley," has one of the highest housing costs in the nation, as well as - not coincidentally - one of the highest rates of homelessness.
The Coronels are taking a stand to end Fannie Mae's policy of punishing homeowners who were impacted by the housing crisis that Fannie Mae helped create.
The chants of advocates for affordable housing, the Dream Act, anti-fracking and more echoed throughout the Albany Capitol as protesters packed the staircase and halls leading to Governor Cuomo's office.