Stories about City Planning
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
Planning rules don't allow lucrative conversions after evictions -- so how can the Planning Commission allow Iris Canada's apartment to become a condo?
Supes hearing shows that affordable housing numbers are cooked, the crisis isn't getting better -- and part of the problem is too many tech offices
Owner wants to convert four-unit building into single-family home -- because someone else did it illegally years ago. We investigate