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The real facts about the affordable housing debate

  A heated debate has raged around City Hall since last June, when voters raised the affordable housing requirements on private developers to 25 percent....

The shape of the housing battle to come

You could see the shape of the next big housing battle at today’s Planning Commission hearing, where Sups. Ahsha Safai, London Breed, Jane Kim,...

The Agenda, March 13-19: The next big housing battle

Two competing plans for affordable housing come before the Planning Commission Thursday/16, and they reflect the new politics of the Board of Supes and...

Would a simple tax create 30,000 new housing units in SF?

Let us stipulate for a moment that there are reasonable people who have rational disagreements about some local policy issues. We can also agree...

The Agenda, Jan 23-30: Trump and the media, SROs and Central SoMa

You have to give the New York Times credit: The front-page headline Sunday/21 reads “Slamming media, Trump advances two falsehoods.” The story makes clear...

Defending us from Trumpism? Jerry Brown is no help

At the heart of the appeal of Trump's successful campaign message was (is) the accusation that the leadership of the Democratic party was (is)...

Local housing: A little reality

Reading the superficial year-end wrap-ups and “expert commentary” about the city’s housing situation in the local press this week is making my head hurt....

Wiener’s first bill could set off housing war

State Senator Scott Wiener has wasted no time in wading into the statewide housing wars – just as affordable housing advocates have released a...

The Agenda: Why Breed and Lee are blocking Sanctuary City legislation

You can see the shape of the new Board of Supervisors, and the impact of the November election, with the decision by President London...

Developer allies again try to take over Sierra Club

For years, the San Francisco chapter of the Sierra Club has been part of a progressive environmental movement. The Club has worked on clean...