Tag Archives: housing

Two Bedrooms, No Families, Says Sandoval

By NOAH BUHAYAR A four-hour meeting of the Board of Supervisor’s Land Use Committee came to a climax Monday afternoon, as elected officials grilled city planners on their proposal to increase the number of affordable family homes in the Mission District. “I think you’re gentrifying the neighborhood,” said Supervisor Gerardo Sandoval, referring to the suggested rezoning of Mission Street between...

Day Laborers Wait for Work — All Day Long

Javier Hernandez is crouched beneath a lamppost at the corner of Mission and Cesar Chavez Streets, hiding from the unusually hot 10 a.m. sun by squeezing his body into the thin sliver of shade. He’s been sitting like this for two hours already, moving as the shade moves, waiting for a car to pass by and offer him a job....