Stories about Developers

Is everyone at City Hall incompetent?

Or is the private sector -- and clear policy positions -- at the root of our homeless crisis?

Climate-change denial, right here in California

Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and so many other Democrats say climate change is a real threat -- but their policies on the local level don't reflect that

Rust Belt SF? Are we doomed by progressive politics?

SPUR report says the left is going to ruin the city -- but there are other ways of looking at the next 50 years

We know how to control housing costs

An urban economics and housing expert explains the truth about rent control

Prop. C will define progressive politics in SF

Homeless funding (along with state rent-control measure) pits tenants and community groups against landlords and Chamber of Commerce—and local officials will have to pick a side.

A bad week for the Yimby narrative

New studies show that building more market-rate housing for rich people doesn't bring down rents for everyone else.

The Agenda, July 22-July 29: The new (same old) Planning Commission …

... and finally, some action on Sunshine Task Force appointments (and on updating and improving the city's open-government law)

Too many jobs, too little housing in Soma

Plus: Taxing Uber, Lyft -- and cannabis. That's The Agenda for July 16-22

OPINION: Stopping rent-hikes in affordable housing

A for-profit developer keeps trying to charge residents more money in an affordable housing project in Bayview Hunters Point

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

... plus public-notice and supporting the Tenants Union. That's The Agenda for June 24 to July 1