SF Affordable Housing
"It will upzone all counties, large and small."
Confused by the ambitious proposal to increase housing along some California transit hubs? You’re not alone.
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.
More than 3,000 authorized new units remain unbuilt amid housing crisis.
Some cities wouldn’t meet current targets before 2525.
California lawmaker packs "More Homes Act" with affordable-housing language, adds ferry lines to the menu.
Rent relief for 14,000 low-income households now in city’s hands.
Battle over bonus cash ends in boost to mayor’s housing agenda.
But nearly a quarter of rentals are less than 500 square feet.
Bay Area developer plans nearly 800 shared units.
It depends on how you count it.
Residents fret about housing, cost of living, and social media.
City dwellers favor more density, especially near transit.
Article 34 of the California Constitution is a frequent target for repeal efforts.
"If affordable housing is proposed within zoning, then build it. Now."
Federal department wants rent doubled on 182 households, but commission balks.
Huntington Beach alleges Scott Wiener’s SB 35 housing law is unconstitutional.
Company promises nine-figure housing investment in hometown.
"An idea to get people thinking about potential uses for the old BART trains—and housing at BART stations."
"We have a homeless epidemic that should keep each and every one of us up at night," adds California’s new governor
Lawmakers reveal the Housing Preservation and Expansion Reform Act.
"The city’s affordable housing program is not an investment scheme to be manipulated by would-be real estate moguls looking to profit off the housing crisis."
"It’s part of our larger vision for San Francisco where every person and family has a home of their own."
Federal government and city will team up to bail out program.
"We are in desperate need of new housing, but our current permitting process is too slow as projects are bounced back and forth."