The Case For An Equitable Sharing Economy

By Mia Satya, BA Public Policy expected 2016  One of the most hotly debated ballot propositions of 2015 pitted Airbnb hosts and lobbyists against affordable housing groups and displaced residents. San Francisco’s Proposition F would have capped private short-term rentals 75 nights a year and strengthened enforcement mechanisms. What got considerable flack from the opposition … Continue reading The Case For An Equitable Sharing Economy

Affordable Housing in San Francisco: Analyzing the Supply of Affordable Units

By Sarah Garmisa, MPP/MBA 2015 In this paper, I analyze current San Francisco housing policies in addition to two general alternatives. The first alternative is to increase the supply of affordable units and the second is to decrease the reduction in supply. I conclude that policies to incentivize affordable housing development have more long-term impact … Continue reading Affordable Housing in San Francisco: Analyzing the Supply of Affordable Units

Interview: Returning Veterans Transition from Combat to Campuses

Interviewer: Laura Flynn, MPP candidate Public Radio Reporting at Mills College Article originally published by KALW LAURA FLYNN: Currently about 800,000 vets receive education benefits across the country. Many are finding that the level of support for former service members varies significantly from campus to campus. RANDOLPH MARTINEZ: The Veterans Affairs representative, the one that … Continue reading Interview: Returning Veterans Transition from Combat to Campuses