Calvin Welch

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How we beat Airbnb

The news media have missed the real story of how a community coalition organized, ran campaigns, educated, and eventually forced the giant corporation to quit posting illegal listings

Ed Lee’s development legacy and the end of ‘balanced growth’

A serious reflection on how the mayor presided over evictions, displacement, and the greatest economic inequality in modern history

Assault on local control equals deregulation of housing

Democrats in Sacramento guarantee that real-estate interests will trump affordability

The mayor’s latest housing plan won’t work

HOME SF is great for developers, but not for the rest of us

Scott Wiener’s housing straw man

The senator misses the point -- and the facts -- when he attacks people who don't think the private market will solve our woes

Alternative facts and the mayor’s housing plan

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

Defending us from Trumpism? Jerry Brown is no help

His budget leaves cities on their own -- and Mayor Lee isn't doing much to help, either

The SF election: What happened?

How did progressives lose the Board of Supes -- and what can we do now?

Obama’s supply-side toolkit attacks local housing policy

The White House wants to overrule local zoning and inclusionary housing rules -- but won't give cities any money for affordable housing

The Chron’s C.W. Nevius again gets the housing market all wrong

"Supply and demand" argument ignores the reality on the ground -- market-rate housing isn't bringing down costs