Stories about Housing

Terence Hallinan, rebel and advocate for the oppressed

Civil rights activist, lawyer, supervisor, DA, he always fought the good fight -- and usually the local press was against him.

Oakland moms make national statement with housing victory

Deal to put vacant Oakland home in a land trust sparks national discussion over real-estate speculation and vacant houses.

How corporate rentals are taking away rent-controlled housing

Planning Commission hearing sheds some light on the latest way landlords are making money by not renting to people who need a place to live in San Francisco.

Teacher’s Union endorses Wiener opponent for state Senate

Upstart candidate Jackie Fielder wins UESF nod

With Fewer retiring, Connie Chan takes up progressive banner in D1

Longtime City Hall aide files for run with the support of the past three supes from the Richmond.

Walton wants SF to get serious about reparations

Supe creating task force to look at how the city can pay back the Black community for 400 years of slavery.

Police Commission votes against using cops to address homelessness

Measure seeks to move the city away from sweeps and law-enforcement approaches to people living on the streets.

Real-estate industry rebels at modest measure to limit corporate rentals

Peskin wants to crack down on developers building housing that's actually long-term hotel rooms.

Moms4Housing stand up to eviction

'This isn’t the end, this is the beginning of a movement'

Why so little state money for housing?

Plus: The next move to take over PG&E, saving City College classes -- and another big payout for police misconduct. That's The Agenda for January 12-19.