Affordable Housing Density Bonus Program and Police Use of Force

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In today's pre-recorded session, we talk about two key issues that are being discussed at public meetings today (which is why we're pre-recording, because we'll be at those meetings covering these issues!) and some of the concerns that shape the discussion.

The first is the city's Affordable Housing Density Bonus Project, an city program that may be approved on Jan. 28 that would allow developers or builders to construct taller buildings than the city's current zoning law for that spot allows – in exchange for building a good chunk of it as affordable housing. 

If you're interested, here are the meeting details:

Community Meeting – District 8 

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016 – 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: St. Philip the Apostle Church, Parish Hall, 725 Diamond Street

Today's second topic is the use of force, sometimes deadly force, by police officers. Shootings of local young men in the last year and a half have caused uproar among communities around San Francisco, and the city's Rules Committee will discuss how to improve on the SFPD's track record and make sure this happens less often.