Stories about Housing

An SF city bank is not only possible — it’s a great idea, budget analyst concludes

There's nothing in the way of a public bank except the finance industry and political will

Chiang wants to be governor, but is a bit vague on some key issues

State treasurer won't commit to repealing the Ellis Act or Costa-Hawkins, won't promise to support split-role property taxes, and wants to be the progressive who can 'balance a check book.'

Why workers had to strike in Oakland

Don't blame union members for a cost-of-living crisis that they didn't create

Tenants call out Chiu on key rent-control measure

They demand that cautious Assemblymember take a more active role in helping stop evictions

Little-known Yimby-developer bills will have big impact on local planning

Growth machine continues its attack on anything that stands in the way of more market-rate housing

Finally, some sanity on legal cannabis

Board passes cannabis rules, rejects extended buffer around schools and day-care centers

What if the housing crisis is caused by too much growth?

Supes hearing shows that affordable housing numbers are cooked, the crisis isn't getting better -- and part of the problem is too many tech offices

Always, forced to move

Talking about displaced people, around the world and here at home

Cannabis (again), sidewalk robots (again) and a bad housing balance (again)

That's The Agenda for Nov. 27-Dec. 3 -- and yeah, we are a long way from solving some of these problems

Some differences start to emerge from D8 debate

Mostly polite discussion still points to where the candidates will take opposing paths