While there are two similar-sounding housing measures on San Francisco’s November 8 ballot – Propositions D and E – only one of them will make it faster and easier to build more affordable homes and that’s Prop D: Affordable Homes Now.
A cynical malaise has settled over our City. We treat housing inequity as if it were an unsolvable problem, a natural disaster over which we have no control. Our housing crisis is not a natural disaster. It is a foreseeable outcome based on the decisions of voters, elected leaders and economic factors.
There’s a good reason. It has nothing to do with the stated rationale for closing. There is nothing wrong with the hospital facilities, which were rebuilt after the overwhelming passage of a bond issue. There’s no demand for its closing, rather the reverse.
Plans to surround the Stonestown Galleria with almost 3,000 units of housing are progressing, as real estate developers work to modernize the shopping mall concept.
For weeks, the economic forecasts have told us demand for San Francisco housing should be going down, especially in the condo market, the softest and the most vulnerable sector. After all, it’s […]
In the past we’ve shown you a lot of before and after housing offers, where a once-humble Richmond abode undergoes renovation and comes out the other side with not only a new […]
San Francisco’s housing debates make a lot of noise over “luxury housing,” but if you ask around you’ll find that few people have any specific idea what that term means. If you […]
Last time we took a look at a recent remodel on the market folks had a lot of opinions, so let’s take a gander at another. Renovation wars are always an easy […]
Concerned citizens should demand that the Planning Department turn this crass project down.
Please help: Owner move-in at my Sunset in-law of 20 years. Looking for a studio, 1-bedroom, or private bed with bathroom.
San Francisco will have to build about 25% more housing, and dedicate that strictly for blue-collar and skilled workers, to meet the demands of both current and future job requirements, according to a recent report.
San Francisco is one of the most expensive and rapidly gentrifying cities in the world, as waves of real estate housing speculation roll through its working-class neighborhoods, according to a recent housing report.
The Front Steps enjoyed a big Richmond sale this week, with bidding on 764 24th Avenue pushing the final sale price up to nearly $1 million more than the original asking price. […]
I just got word of a proposed six-story, 60-foot-plus-tall building at the southeast corner of Clement Street and 32nd Avenue.
With Halloween right around the corner, housing watchers with long memories may wonder whatever became of the Richmond’s scariest home listing? We’re talking about the so-called “mummy house” at 152 4th Avenue, […]