Stories about Housing

Court to hear arguments on police raid of reporters house

Search that embarrassed the city goes before a judge, leaving City Attorney Dennis Herrera to defend the cops in a pretty indefensible case. Plus: Harvey Milk's birthday events, UCSF and Dignity Health -- and 'politicizing' the Rent Board. That's The Agenda for May 20-26

The real lessons from the surging numbers of homeless people on the streets of SF

Mayor Breed opposed a measure that would have made a big difference. Now she can't fix the problem with a few hundred new shelter beds and a modest housing bond.

BREAKING: Wiener’s housing deregulation bill on hold — for now

Senate committee bumps the measure into next year, but Wiener vows he will continue to push for urban upzoning.

New study challenges Wiener’s approach to housing

Eminent economic geographers say that deregulation and upzoning will make gentrification in cities like SF much worse.

Who can ask for anything more? A review of Tony Bennett in San Jose

His songs touched a nerve in a town wracked by loss.

Wiener’s ‘transit-oriented development’ bill screws public transit

More cars, more trucks, more private tech shuttles -- but not a penny for Muni in SB 50.

Tech IPOS will radically increase housing costs and inequality, report shows

Tech gets big tax breaks, small businesses have to pay more -- and Sup. Gordon Mar's IPO tax plan will be a defining issue in city politics this year.

The Patty Hearst kidnapping and the rise of community-based organizations in SF

Two new books on the bizarre chapter in local history ignore the important political outcome.

Homeless, at the airport

The view from LaGuardia, where people hide and move along and live in a world where there's no place for poor people to go.

Activists warn of a new landlord scam: Seismic upgrade evictions

Hearing on Telegraph Hill building sheds light on a potential threat to thousands of SF renters.