Tag Archives: Affordable Housing


Church Uses Clout and Prayer to Press SF Officials on Housing

For years, the Catholic Church has worked on immigrant rights, but nowadays in San Francisco, housing has moved to the top of the church’s social justice agenda. To that end it is organizing prayer vigils,...
Board of Appeals President Chris Hwang (left) and Arcelia Hurtado study new documents in the 1050 Valencia hearing on January 15.

1050 Valencia Condo Debate Creates Unlikely Foes

The 1050 Valencia condo debate hit an interesting crossroads on Wednesday night, dividing two San Francisco factions whose interests oftentimes align. On one side of the debate, there are those against modern condos changing the...
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Las Posadas Procession Tonight: Even Holy Family Had Problems Finding Affordable Housing

A traditional Christmas procession celebrated throughout Latin America, Las Posadas re-enacts Joseph and Mary’s quest to find housing and their facing repeated rejections from Grinch-like landlords. Sound familiar? At a community celebration tonight of Las Posadas organized by the Red...
Delma spends most days with baby Elmer in the family's $600-a-month hotel room.

A Family Home In An SRO

San Francisco is a city with a serious affordable housing deficit. As more families suffer from job loss and slashed hours, many are turning to single room occupancy hotels for shelter.En Español

Proposed Eviction Law to Curb Family Flight?

Households with children might join the ranks of those protected from owner move-in evictions if new legislation passes.

Quick bites – a roundup from Mission Bay

Stem cells, asbestos, farm produce, affordable housing, and the circus.