Local Impact
The San Francisco Tenderloin Neighborhood Gets a Facelift

Residents in the San Francisco Tenderloin neighborhood have a difficult time finding safe, affordable housing. Many of the buildings in the neighborhood are not up to code. The former owner of one of the buildings in the neighborhood, 308 Turk Street, received more than 200 building complaints as well as citations for hazardous mold and mildew. Despite the high levels of affluence in San Francisco, the city's Tenderloin neighborhood is an area of ethnic diversity with high poverty, and low employment rates in comparison to the rest of the city.

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