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Planning on Board With Tiny Apartment Cap...Sort Of

Yesterday the Planning Commission voted 6-1 to approve measure by Supervisor Wiener to cap the number of tiny apartments built per year. The Commission had previously approved moves to reduce minimum apartment living space allowed in the building code to 220 sq.ft., but some folks were concerned these little spaces would be snatched up by young tech employees and displace family and low-income housing. As a compromise, Sup. Wiener proposed a cap of 375 new tiny units per year, with a report to the BOS once 325 were approved. Commissioners were concerned that the hard cap would be difficult for developers to follow, and despite approving the new rules, called for the BOS to rewrite the measure to make it clear on what information was needed from the future study. [SF Gate/previously on Curbed SF]