Tag Archives: housing

A housing project is proposed for 3314 Cesar Chavez St. – the space currently houses a warehouse. Photo by Lola M. Chavez

Six Story Housing Project Coming to Cesar Chavez

A planned market-rate housing development coming to Cesar Chavez Street faced concerns from neighbors that the 65-foot building would block sunlight and impede privacy. “It’s the tallest thing around,” said Kim Basset, a neighbor who...
Back Stairs. Photo by Kathleen Narruhn

Developments in Development: Reverse

With two anti-displacement measures now facing high-level pushback, the San Francisco Supervisors must feel positively Sisyphean. London Breed is in the nation’s capital trying to resuscitate a neighborhood preference law that would reserve 40 percent of...
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VIDEO: Artists Contemplate Homelessness, Solutions

Poets got on their soapboxes, photographers and painters displayed their work, and screen-printers produced thought-provoking posters at Alley Cat Books on Friday, at the closing reception of an exhibition meant to rekindle some empathy with the homeless...
Kimberley Walley stands in front of the tent she shares with her husband, Henry Texada, after the couple was displaced from their SRO room following a June 18 fire. Photo by Laura Waxmann

Fire Victims, Told to Find Housing by City, Now Homeless

Despite promises from city leaders that the 58 tenants displaced by the fire at 29th and Mission streets would be housed, at least two tenants from the Graywood Hotel, which was ravaged by a five-alarm fire...