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The Agenda: SF is losing affordable housing almost as fast as we can build it

The Planning Department has released its latest report on how the city’s affordable housing balance is coming along, and it’s not pretty. The report, which...

What the city’s new housing policy will mean

San Francisco wound up with a sweeping new affordable housing policy this week, one that will encourage the demolition of some existing low-rise commercial...

In historic vote, Democratic Party supports rent control

Here’s some big news from last weekend’s California Democratic Party Convention that won’t make the papers: Delegates voted to pass a resolution expressing “the...

The Agenda, 5/22-5/29: The affordable housing debate isn’t over

Sups. Jane Kim and Aaron Peskin have cut a deal on affordable housing, creating a “consensus” measure that lowers current inclusionary levels from a...

Why ABAG housing quotas lead to displacement

The Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA), a product of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), assigns to each Bay Area Jurisdiction quotas of...

Voters support more, not less, affordable housing

A majority of San Francisco voters oppose the plan by Sups. London Breed and Ahsha Safai to reduce the level of affordable housing in...

The Agenda, May 15-21: Who can afford ‘affordable’ housing?

Two competing affordable housing bills – and another bill that could override both of them to give developers more density – are headed for...

The mayor’s latest housing plan won’t work

Mayor Lee and Supervisor Tang are at it again: They’ve proposed a density bonus plan for the second most dense city in the nation....

Safai-Breed housing bill: A $60 million giveaway

Developers in San Francisco could stand to pick up an additional $60 million in profits under an affordable housing proposal by Sups. London Breed...

The Agenda, April 10-16: How much affordable housing should developers pay for?

The plan to allow developers to pay less for affordable housing in the Divisadero Street Corridor is back at the Board of Supes Land...