Stories about Developers

Haney seeks big increase in developer fees for housing

Planners and developers freaking out over proposal to make offices pay more of the cost of the housing impacts they create.

Behind the big money influencing City Hall

Corporate interests and developers spend $12 million on lobbying in just six months.

The real legacy of SF’s planning director

Displacement and gentrification -- while the Planning Department sought to 'accommodate growth.'

Uber, Lyft, and Amazon make SF’s environmental planning irrelevant

The whole idea of 'transit-oriented development' falls apart unless the city can analyze and regulate all these private vehicles that move people and goods around in the modern world.

The Trump supporters who opposed Rose Pak Chinatown Station

Plus: The bizarre traffic report on Market and Van Ness from City Planning. That's The Agenda for Aug. 26-31

Planners keep wanting to streamline approvals for housing that won’t get built

Plus: The politics of the Rose Pak subway station and students get to weigh in on the D5 supes race. That's The Agenda for Aug. 18-25

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Excelsior residents oppose new luxury housing project

Critics say Ocean Ave project has too little affordable housing and not enough room for working-class families.

Eviction, elder abuse, and homelessness

Why are so many elders and families on the street? They got evicted.

Three supes who voted against homeless commission supported a very similar plan in 2016

Fewer, Mandelman, and Yee all backed an independent panel to oversee mayor's housing office.