Stories about displacement

The flaws in Stanford’s anti-rent-control study

Two economists argue that rent control raises housing costs -- but that assumes we allow speculators to evict tenants

Hearing on Wiener housing bill points to the roots of this crisis

Supes committee, with two members missing, hears critical discussion on a measure that would upzone most of the city -- without providing the tools to prevent massive displacement

Supes to vote on Wiener upzoning bill, Police Commission to vote on Taser initiative …

And an excellent guide to where the candidates for mayor stand on the major issues .... that's The Agenda for March 12-19.

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.

Rapping the ‘Housing Crisis’

Local hip-hop artist SCS takes on skyrocketing inequality and political corruption in incendiary new video.

First mayoral debate has no winners and too much agreement

None of the candidates made a case for why they are different than the others; that's a problem when the city is in a serious crisis and so many voters are undecided

Scott Wiener’s war on local planning

His next round of housing bills force cities to accept growth and displacement—without giving them the money or tools to mitigate it

Protecting tenants from ‘renoviction’

Renters are getting pushed out of their long-term homes because city planners don't consider evictions in the permit process

Farrell as mayor: How did this happen?

Plutocrat Ron Conway tried to bully the supervisors to get his way -- and it backfired

How we beat Airbnb

The news media have missed the real story of how a community coalition organized, ran campaigns, educated, and eventually forced the giant corporation to quit posting illegal listings