Sacramento—Today Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Merced) and Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) introduced SB 225, which creates the Community Anti-Displacement and Preservation Program (CAPP). CAPP will finance the acquisition of existing housing in order to preserve it as affordable for low-income residents.
Sacramento – Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) has introduced legislation to stop the practice of California landlords charging two times—and in some cases three times—the monthly rent as a security deposit. If AB 12 passes California will be the twelfth state in the country to limit security deposits to only one month's rent.
San Francisco - Today, Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) announced the procurement of $2 million in State funding for the United Playaz’ purchase of 1044 Howard Street - a two storey building in San Francisco’s SoMa District. United Playaz is a San Francisco-based violence prevention and youth development non-profit that was founded 27 years ago.
San Francisco– Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) announced the start of the “There Oughta Be a Law,” contest—an opportunity for San Franciscans to participate in the legislative process and submit creative bill ideas.
San Francisco – Today in Chinatown, Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) announced an $850,000 budget investment that would restore and preserve the Julia Morgan Dance Hall where the Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) is headquartered. The building, which was originally part of the historical Young Women’s Christian Association, is home to CHSA’s archives.
Sacramento – Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) announced today that the Speaker of the Assembly, Anthony Rendon, has approved the creation of a Select Committee on Fentanyl, Overdose Prevention & Opioids. The committee has been created to address the raging fentanyl and opioid crisis that has claimed the lives of over 6,800 Californians last year.
“As a proud co-author of SB 1161, I commend the leadership of Senator Min and the Stop AAPI Hate Coalition for the passing of SB 1161, a priority bill for the API community that provides for public transit ridership safety that will work to address harassment on public transportation.