The following core values represent HVNA’s deeply held beliefs. They help guide and motivate our policy positions.

Below each core value is a description, along with links to source materials.

Housing Is A Human Right

Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of themselves and of their families.


Address the causes of and problems resulting from prejudice, intolerance, bigotry, and discrimination.

Vision Zero

Eliminate all traffic-related deaths through education, enforcement, and road infrastructure redesign.

Transit First

Prioritize movement of people and goods with a focus on transit, walking, and biking instead of private automobiles.

Arts is essential to daily life

Invest in a vibrant arts community, enliven the urban environment, and shape innovative cultural policy.

Clean San Francisco

Keeping our city clean is up to us.

Police Reform

Safety with respect.