Anonymous Postcard: Claim Detail

Claim No.: 044020090221

Janan New, Director, San Francisco Apartment Association

Tight credit or no, after the next big earthquake is not the time for your members to start retrofitting their at-risk apartment buildings.

"Our primary goal is to make our tenants safe, and the mayor's intentions are good and our intentions are good, but financing is the third leg on the stool on this issue" (SF. Chronicle).

"We want to keep our tenants safe, but we're fearful in this economy. No one is going to get financing for construction in this market" (NY Times).

What have they been doing for the past two decades--since 1989--while construction financing was cheap?

Tell your people to stop complaining and shore 'em up.

Mailed: 2009-03-13

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