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Affordable for Whom?

When the San Francisco Giants announced that they would make 33 percent of the units at their Mission Rock development below market rate, questions about the pricing and intended residents of those units immediately started flying. The president of a local teachers' union called for some of the housing to go to moderate-income earners like teachers, while Supervisor Jane Kim pushed for the units to go only to those making 120 percent of area media income—about $122,000 for a family of four—or below. The Giants haven't given a breakdown of pricing and availability of the units, but did say that they are targeting a range between 55 percent of area median income ($56,000 for a four-person household) and 140 percent ($142,000 for four people). [SFGate/Rendering via Steelblue/Perkins+Will/SF Giants]