For single first-time buyers in London, housing options are slim — even with an average salary and stable earnings. Couples are better off at securing affordable housing, according to a recent piece in The Guardian. It may not...
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...
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...
Market-rate housing goes up easily, but affordable housing lags.
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A developer's request to pay a deferred fee rather than build affordable housing units on site has become the focus of concerns about affordable housing.
Eastern Neighborhoods residents don’t support option for developers. En Español
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Affordable housing, police and fire bond, and Fourth Street. En Español
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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
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Households with children might join the ranks of those protected from owner move-in evictions if new legislation passes.
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Stem cells, asbestos, farm produce, affordable housing, and the circus.
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The city’s planning department is nearly finished with a proposal that will regulate future development in the Mission. See how it would affect the neighborhood.
By MADELEINE BAIR For ten years, Rosana Alonzo has lived in the Tenderloin, where she shares an apartment with her mother and two children. That’s long enough for her. “I don’t know if you’ve heard,...
By ALLISON DAVIS It looked like revolution: maps, sangria, a beard and a People’s Plan. But it was merely democracy in action as a dozen community activists met at Café La Boheme on Thursday to...