SF Affordable Housing
State Sen. Scott Wiener’s SB 50 decried at City Hall for second time this year.
Three guesses why.
Up to 102 units on city-owned property.
"I remain concerned that this legislation, while well intended, will not produce the revenue it promises for affordable housing."
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Plan will cost nearly $2 million in fees, but lawmakers hope it will proliferate new units.
Loan to development fund that hopes to build 10,000 homes in ten years.
"The crisis will only get worse," said Mayor Breed following vote favoring competing plan.
Two-thirds of voters must approve borrowing plan in off-year election.
Only four regional cities cost less than the state average to rent, according to Zumper.
Board of Supervisors have a plan to build educator housing, but Breed says it’s not nearly enough.
"We need more affordable housing in the Mission and throughout San Francisco so that our low- and middle-income residents can continue to live here," says Mayor Breed.
"Pods" try to make a virtue of necessity.
"We have millions of Californians that are one rent increase away from being forced out of their homes," said David Chiu.
"We’re either serious about solving this crisis, or we aren’t," says Sen. Scott Wiener.
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HomeShare shutters weeks after laying off staff.
New amendments to SB 50 would exempt smaller counties from most of its teeth
Survey puts tax hike over needed two-thirds margin.
But only 22 percent say that they "strongly back" State Sen. Scott Wiener’s SB 50 plan.
"While voters are frustrated by the lack of places for the homeless to go, many vocally oppose locating homeless shelters in their own neighborhoods."
Lawmakers shut down Folsom Street housing project over complaints about welfare of nearby Victoria Manalo Draves Park.
Sonoma County senator’s bill competes with State Sen. Wiener’s housing plan.
"I don’t believe in trickle down economics. We’ve seen what happens when we rely on developers."
"When it comes to housing, California’s system of almost pure local control hasn’t worked," says State Sen. Scott Wiener.
Mayor and Board of Supervisors president push for bigger bond to go before voters.