Stories about Housing

Building momentum and the Women’s March

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.

Some sanity — and insanity — at the Planning Commission

Dramatic discussion on the housing crisis -- and then business as usual.

CASA’s secret New York junket

42 people flew to Manhattan for a three-day event that had no real policy purpose -- and MTC is stonewalling on releasing the price tag.

A more inclusive city budget, housing that doesn’t get built …

... and shocking data on Black unemployment during the tech boom. That's The Agenda for Jan. 14-20

Protesters call for public control of PG&E — and it makes such perfect sense

Sustainable electricity is key to fighting climate change, and public ownership is the only way to get sustainable electricity. Why is this even a debate?

What the regional housing “compact” amounts to — so far

Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.

Yee is board president — what does that mean?

Some progressives side with moderates to elect a cautious, compromise leader -- but Ronen emerges with a powerful political base.

The new supes, a public bank, police secrecy …

... and a pricey inauguration for a governor who has no apparent concept of the problem of economic inequality. That's The Agenda for Jan. 7-13.

Regional planners mount a quiet coup to promote developers and attack vulnerable communities

Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.

Latest data shows you can’t bring prices down by building more housing

When prices soften, developers stop building. So that plan isn't going to work.