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.
The revised Home-SF program passed by the Board of Supervisors in July uses a new three-tiered system …
As students in San Francisco during its tech stardom, we have witnessed major changes in the City and we fear that skyrocketing housing prices, caused in part by the tech industry, are driving the arts and culture out.
Five candidates for the mayor’s office lined up in the Hall of Flowers at Golden Gate Park in late April to talk about marginalized people, their priority policies for affordable housing, making streets safer and helping the homeless.
A San Francisco supervisor has introduced legislation that would amend the city ordinance that controls Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU), what are commonly known as “in-law units,” in an attempt to streamline the process for adding units to the City’s housing stock.
The University of San Francisco (USF) has received approval to move ahead with plans to construct 155 units of student housing, which will provide 600 beds for its undergraduate students.
A bill now sitting in the state legislature would take the zoning power to reject taller buildings away from municipalities across California if developers want to put them near public transit stops.