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Upcoming Livestream of Joint Town Hall Event

We continue to be inspired by the citizens of San Francisco and Northern San Mateo Counties. You have been the epicenter of the resistance, and your participation in the political process has been incredible. As the new legislative session is in full swing, we want to hear from you! Assemblymembers David Chiu and Phil Ting and Senator Scott Wiener will be having a Town Hall on Saturday, April 6th at the UC Hastings School of Law. If you cannot be there but want to know how we are representing you in Sacramento, you can watch a livestream of the event here.


Monday, October 28, 2019

AB 1482 Frequently Asked Questions

Updated October 16, 2019


**Disclaimer: This document is not intended as legal advice. To answer specific questions, it may be necessary to contact an attorney.**


Q.        What is the rent cap allowed by the bill?

A.         The maximum increase within a 12-month period is 5% + inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), or 10%, whichever is lower.


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Please join me for a District 6 town hall in October! I look forward to talking with residents of the Tenderloin, Civic Center, Mid-Market, SOMA, Yerba Buena, Rincon Hill, South Beach, Mission Bay, and Treasure Island about the most pressing issues facing our city and state.  

Wedensday, October 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Milton Marks Auditorium
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Law will maximize affordable housing funding by allowing developments to be denser and taller

Los Angeles, CA—A bill authored by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) to boost affordable housing production in California was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom today. Assembly Bill 1763 will allow for taller and denser 100 percent affordable housing developments through the creation of an enhanced affordable housing density bonus. 

Friday, October 4, 2019

Law will provide emergency grants for students with unforeseen financial hardships

Sacramento, CA--A bill authored by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) that would provide community college students with emergency financial aid was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom today. Assembly Bill 943 would allow community colleges to administer emergency grants to help stabilize students in financial crisis in order to continue their education.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Proposal to combat housing crisis by protecting renters from large rent increases and unfair evictions advances

Sacramento, CA--A major renter protection bill aimed at keeping struggling California tenants in their housing passed the Senate floor today by a 25-10 vote. Assembly Bill 1482 would cap annual rent increases and give renters added eviction protections.