Inspired by a SF Weekly article, SF Food Not Bombs has obtained, through a sunshine request, the SF Department of Building Inspections’ current list of empty and abandoned buildings.

Our friends at Homes Not Jails have the list in a user-friendly format here:

Here is a map:

If anyone wants the complete DBI database, contact us at

In the words of Emma Goldman, “Ask for work. If they don’t give you work, ask for bread. If they do not give you work or bread, then take bread.”