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(en) USA, San Francisco, Direct Action Housing, Three Arrested (english)

From dr.woooo@nomasters.org
Date Sun, 2 Feb 2003 08:32:27 -0500 (EST)

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Direct Action Housing, Three Arrested (english) 
Autonomous Collective 9:09pm Sat Feb 1 '03 
autonomouscollective@mutualaid.org  article#233335 
three people were arrested in a squat re-occupation in San

>Direct Action Housing, Three Arrested Early Saturday morning three members of Homes Not
Jails and the Autonomous Collective were arrested at the
vacant home at 2161 Sutter St. which his owned by the real
estate corporation, United Dominion Realty Trust. The
home was previously the site of a long term squat or
self-managed social housing project for 30 people before
being evicted by the corporation which plans on turning
the residence into over-priced lofts for the affluent in
Pacific Heights. 

Activists re-entered the house in a direct action civil
disobedience early in the morning. The police swept the
residence in what is now a regular defense of the
corporation property. Protesters gathered at noon in front
of the property declaring that the home will continue to be
squatted periodically in defiance of the hording of property
by real estate corporations in San Francisco. â??We will
continue to squat this property even if it is for one minute,
corporations will either give up housing to the poor or they
will have to guard ever vacant building in this city
protestors said. 

After demonstrating in front of the building the protestors
then proceeded to march up Fillmore St. to the Pacific
Heights and locked down in the intersection of Fillmore
and Sacramento. The blockade of traffic for a half hour
further brought attention to the need for social housing in
the city. The protestors claimed that they will continue
there campaign for housing for the working poor and

If interested in participating in direct action social housing
Homes Not Jails meetings are every 2nd and 4th Tuesday
of the month at 468 Turk St. 5:00pm, or contact


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