While rents in San Francisco are down compared to where they were pre-pandemic, they’re once again on the rise as our economy recovers. San Francisco remains among the most expensive cities in the world and the reason why is no secret: we haven’t built anywhere close to enough housing for…


How I am proposing to allocate City resources for the next two fiscal years

San Francisco is on the road to recovery. Our vaccination rates are among the highest in the country, we have the lowest COVID-19 hospitalizations we’ve had since the beginning of this pandemic, and this year, our City budget is healthier too. Earlier today, I announced my budget proposal for the…


San Francisco is rethinking our approach to policing, promoting economic justice, demilitarizing the police, addressing police bias, and strengthening accountability

Today marks one year since George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. His death was a tragedy for his family and friends, but also for our country…


The arts are such an important part of our city’s economy and soul. They draw people to San Francisco — whether that’s to live here, to visit our city, or to explore and learn about the communities that make San Francisco the special place that it is.

Here in San…


This morning I joined the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition at their “Energizer Station” at Page and Scott

One of the most important questions we have to answer as we finally start to put the pandemic behind us is how we’re going to bring our city’s transportation system back to life. …


How We’re Providing Relief and Supporting the Recovery of San Francisco’s Small Businesses

San Francisco can’t recover from the devastating effects of COVID-19 on our economy without our small businesses. …


While the last year has forced us to confront a public health crisis the likes of which we’ve never seen in our lifetime, COVID-19 is not the only public health challenge facing San Francisco. …


It’s no secret that the pandemic has decimated our transportation network. Pre-pandemic, Muni averaged roughly 750,000 boardings per day. Now that number is closer to 200,000. As a result, revenue has declined dramatically and caused large budget gaps. …


The pandemic fundamentally changed almost every aspect of our daily lives. It forced us to respond quickly, and here in San Francisco it also forced our local government to make quick decisions and implement them, instead of relying on the seemingly endless process of bureaucracy and appeals. …


San Francisco has led the nation in our public health response to COVID-19, but the impact of the pandemic on our economy and our City’s budget has been significant, just as it has been for cities and counties across the nation.

As we plan our City’s upcoming two-year budget that…

London Breed

45th Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco

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