"Maybe the reason NIMBY-flavored arguments remain so entrenched in the region is that, in a frustrating twist, sometimes NIMBYs are right."
Conor Dougherty examines the housing crisis in "Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America."
Persistent SF-based lawmaker’s new bid would upzone nearly 60 percent of the city.
There are three ways to hit the city’s housing targets over the next 30 years, but all of them mean challenging the status quo
Voters passed a proposition in 2018 to provide legal help for anyone facing eviction
What happens to a dream deferred?
Anti-development groups, which have largely flown under San Francisco’s political radar, have won elections, secured appointments, and halted high-density developments.
"San Franciscans are outraged."
Inventory in Silicon Valley capital is up, but it hasn’t made a dent in the problem.
More money, more problems.
The Loma Prieta chapter of the environmental organization says no to a Moss Beach development due to sustainability concerns
City Hall wants Veritas Investments to put the brakes on sale of 76 old buildings.
But there’s a catch when it comes to SF.
Mothers say the law values property over people; property owner says "justice is served."
Governor’s task force wants to amend the constitution to put cities in the hot seat over crisis.
"You can’t have a functional community comprised only of software engineers and patent attorneys."
Don’t pooh-pooh the pupae-living spaces just yet.
"While thousands of Californians sleep on our streets every night, it makes little sense for the state to subsidize the wealthy’s ability to own two homes."
It’s an issue he couldn’t fix while mayor of SF.
More than three-quarters of those surveyed support housing vouchers as the most effective solution.
Activists claim they have legal right to vacant home as court hearing looms.
New research ties social opportunity straight to housing production.
Supervisor Hillary Ronen alleges that landlords skirt the law by using buyout offers as de facto evictions.
ABAG proposal is non-binding, but could signal future interest in breaking density taboos on west side.
The agency spins its wheels and leaves the city’s Moving On Initiative with nowhere to move onto.
It’s curtains for SF renters hoping for a break on the rent.
State Sen. Scott Wiener’s SB 50 decried at City Hall for second time this year.
And the Bay Area’s ten largest cities combined sport three empty homes for every two persons without one.
Matching program is in its pilot year as city dawdles over new housing.
Reported spike in evictions prompts local lawmaker to seek expansion of AB 1482.