By Jordan Lalata
Sponsored by a coalition of neighborhood organizations such as the Coalition of San Francisco Neighborhoods, with funding from the Mission Economic Development Agency and Yerba Buena Consortium, a yes vote on this measure will protect middle-income housing, businesses and art and culture in the Mission District. The proposed Mission Moratorium is an 18-month prohibition of any housing project containing five or more units that is not 100 percent affordable housing. The city will be required to develop a Neighborhood Stabilization Plan, a plan to protect working class families and businesses by creating affordable housing by January 2017. It also prohibits buildings that are in the production, distribution and repair zone such as automotive and wholesale businesses from being demolished, converted or eliminated. Supervisor Scott Wiener is opposing this measure.