Stories about Developers

Building momentum and the Women’s March

Plus: Newsom's got the housing crisis all wrong -- and SF negotiates with PG&E over CLeanPowerSF. That's The Agenda for Jan 21-28.

A more inclusive city budget, housing that doesn’t get built …

... and shocking data on Black unemployment during the tech boom. That's The Agenda for Jan. 14-20

What the regional housing “compact” amounts to — so far

Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.

Relax: Yee’s ‘interim committees’ are just placeholders

The first assignments are not a sign of what the new board president is going to do.

Regional planners mount a quiet coup to promote developers and attack vulnerable communities

Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.

Latest data shows you can’t bring prices down by building more housing

When prices soften, developers stop building. So that plan isn't going to work.

Halting the epidemic of housing demolitions

New bill would protect existing affordable housing, which the city is losing almost as fast a new housing can be built.

Central Soma: The fix is in at City Planning

Why is there no community process to determine which Soma developers will get their valuable permits under Prop. M?

A new housing ‘compact’ looks a lot like a developer’s dream

Nonprofit leaders seeking consensus come up with a deal: Modest tenant protections in exchange for more market-rate housing and displacement.

Wiener’s new housing bill is radically unfair

The senator assumes the private market will solve our problems. That has never worked.