Our organizations, based in the Sunset (D4ward) and Richmond (Richmond District Rising) neighborhoods of San Francisco, support the production of more housing in our community that is affordable, ensures stability for existing residents and maintains diversity in our neighborhoods.
On Dec. 17, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority both passed resolutions opposing California Senate Bill 50 (SB-50), unless amended.
California is in the midst of a housing crisis. For decades, we have not been building enough homes to meet demand. In fact, by some estimates, we’ve produced only 40 percent of what is needed since 2007.
Like the phoenix on San Francisco’s city flag, a controversial bill from a former city supervisor, which had died before in the state capitol, is once again rising from the ashes of legislative defeat, but not without pushback.
Housing Forum, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. at Lycée Francais de San Francisco, 1201 Ortega St,, at 20th Avenue.
The ADU Incentives program provides a suite of services – including financing – for homeowners to create an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in their single family home.
On Sept. 2, 1976, Linda Joy Johnson moved into a flat on 11th Avenue and has called it home ever since. But, this coming November, the 64-year-old woman might get evicted under the Ellis Act.
You are invited to a free public event featuring a panel of housing policy makers and activists discussing the forces driving the housing crisis in San Francisco and how to address them.
MidPen Housing, the developer for the Francis Scott Key Annex Educator Housing complex, has submitted the project application to the San Francisco Planning Department.
A new community-organizing group in the Richmond District called Richmond Rising has launched a drive to raise awareness of and find concrete solutions to the neighborhood’s diminishing supply of affordable housing.
On Monday, Feb. 11 at Francis Scott Key Elementary School, members of the public were able to review construction plans and give feedback to BAR Architects and the developer, MidPenHousing.
… if you read the ordinance, you will find that, if adopted, it would perpetuate and aggravate the housing crisis.
There’s no question; we face a drastic shortage of affordable housing not just in San Francisco but across the state. Our growing senior population also wants to age in place, but they might not need as much space.
A new building proposed for the 3600 block of Sacramento Street got the green light from the SF Planning Commission in spite of substantial neighborhood opposition, mostly amid concerns about how it will affect nearby businesses.
The Ellis Act is a 1985 statewide law that allows landlords to evict tenants if they go out of the rental business. While it is difficult to know how many of the recent Ellis Act evictions are for legitimate reasons, the data strongly suggests that a significant proportion of them do not go out of the rental business.