Stories about Development

The problem with “smart growth”

In San Francisco today, It amounts to ethnic and class cleansing, whatever the rationalization

Assembly passes bill to limit land-use ballot initiatives

Chiu, Ting both vote for measure that raises the threshold for citizen initiatives on development to 55 percent

Dramatic new study questions transit-oriented development

UC Berkeley scholars say market-rate infill housing can cause displacement and undermine the goal of reducing car use

Whose waterfront is it, anyway?

The 'Mall on the Waterfront' issue is much deeper

Alternative facts and the mayor’s housing plan

"Density bonus" for "middle-class housing" defies reality

The Agenda, Feb. 26-March 5: What’s still wild in SF …

... and why are housing prices so high? There's data on that, and it may surprise you

YIMBYs, Smart Growth — and unanswered questions

The real-estate industry loves smart growth; here's why

The Agenda: LGBT history, high insurance rates, the leaning tower of Soma …

... and why aren't progressive challenging the likes of David Chiu in primaries?

Development over gas main gets delayed again

Planners still can't figure out what to do about a project that could disturb and old creaky PG&E gas line

The year that local zoning control comes under attack

A new move to usurp the ability of cities to control development moves forward, quickly and quietly