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Tagged with: EIR

Two crucial issues, housing and downtown, will come before the supes this week

Plus: what does 'a city that works' really mean? That's The Agenda for Nov. 13-20

The SoMa project that created a furor in the Assembly race is back again

Planning is trying again on 469 Stevenson, but the EIR appeal didn't delay a project that isn't going to be built any time soon anyway. Oh, and Yimby Law just lost.

Matt Dorsey’s Treasure Island problem

It's a key part of the district's future—but he hasn't been able to explain his vision (or even his understanding of the issues).

Planning Commission to review new Housing Element—which is based on fantasy

How do you do an environmental review of a proposal that is so far from reality that you can't take it seriously?

Yimby Law sues city over project that likely will never get built anyway

It's a good PR stunt, but it's not going to create any new housing anytime soon.

The facts behind the developer propaganda on Soma housing project

The supes vote wasn't anti-housing; there's a great housing deal on the table that the developer has rejected.

Lawsuit seeks to block Plan Bay Area 2050—and prevent gentrification

Petition argues that the sweeping regional planning proposal would displace tens of thousands of vulnerable residents in the name of more high-end development.

In dramatic move, supes block huge luxury housing project in Soma

Debate shows city planners' utter failure to understand the role of market-rate housing in gentrification and displacement.

Saving Soma—and laundromats

The Agenda: Another massive development (and the loss of a place to wash your clothes) shows why zoning rules are really important.

Luxury housing will destroy the last low-income community in Soma

Oh, and on a site with very shaky ground, the building could be the next Leaning Tower.