Stories about Developers
... plus big city contracts that never got the proper oversight, smoking weed in public -- and Scott Wiener's plan to further gentrify San Francisco. That's The Agenda for March 11-17
The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.
Plus: Letting developers drive Port land use decisions, cracking down on vacant storefronts, and telling the cops not to interrogate minors ... that's The Agenda for Feb. 25- March 3.
Northern Alameda chapter backs San Leandro project in a sign that the pro-growth forces are trying to take over the environmental group.
Developers never come to the table with their best offer -- and in this case, Maximus has pissed of the community and is only putting forward a vague proposal to people who don't trust the company.
Except that there's a class war in this city, and the speculators and big corporations have an agenda that's causing horrible problems -- and a lot of people want to know what side the mayor will be on.
Higher density leads to higher prices, not more affordability, a review of an upzoning experiment in Chicago shows.
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.
... and shocking data on Black unemployment during the tech boom. That's The Agenda for Jan. 14-20
Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.