Stories about City Planning
... and a compromise with the mayor allows some developers extra time to build -- at lower affordable housing levels. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17
More traffic isn't an environmental impact. Displacement of existing residents isn't part of the discussion. No need to worry about earthquakes with buildings on landfill. Let's just create a new downtown in Soma
New studies show that building more market-rate housing for rich people doesn't bring down rents for everyone else.
Decisions made in 2013 are determining the amount of housing the city can allow five years later, when the situation has radically changed.
Hidden money seeks to control SF politics
Breed sides with Wiener as debate shows clear differences among candidates for mayor
Sparks fly at the Potrero Hill Democratic Club, where candidates could ask each other questions
Even a pro-growth, pro-development department has to admit that Wiener's latest housing bill goes way too far (and does nothing for the affordable housing crisis)
... Plus: A complex ethics reform sparks opposition from progressive nonprofits. That's The Agenda for Jan 28-Feb 4
In a stunning, unanimous decision, planners say you can't evict a centenarian, lie about it on your condo application, and get a lucrative permit