Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: Katy Tang

The Agenda, 5/22-5/29: The affordable housing debate isn’t over

Sups. Jane Kim and Aaron Peskin have cut a deal on affordable housing, creating a “consensus” measure that lowers current inclusionary levels from a voter-approved 25 percent to 18...

The Agenda, May 15-21: Who can afford ‘affordable’ housing?

Two competing affordable housing bills – and another bill that could override both of them to give developers more density – are headed for the Board of Supes this...

Mayor’s supply-side housing plan advances

To nobody’s surprise, a committee dominated by conservative supporters of market-rate housing voted to send the mayor’s deeply flawed plan to the full Board of Supes today, after testimony...

The Agenda, May 8-14, 2017: Police Commission battle delayed …

The  move to replace Police Commissioner Petra DeJesus with a woman who might not even live in the city (and faces some other serious questions) was pulled from the...

The mayor’s latest housing plan won’t work

Mayor Lee and Supervisor Tang are at it again: They’ve proposed a density bonus plan for the second most dense city in the nation. This time it’s called HOMESF...

What the Airbnb settlement means

I am going to let Doug Engmann, former chair of the Pacific Stock Exchange and president of the SF Planning Commission, make the point about the city attorney’s settlement...

Breed’s Divisadero St. housing plan helps developers

The Board of Supes Land Use and Transportation Committee heard Board President London Breed’s plan to change affordable housing levels in the Divisidero St. neighborhood April 3, and the...

The real facts about the affordable housing debate

  A heated debate has raged around City Hall since last June, when voters raised the affordable housing requirements on private developers to 25 percent. There are now two competing...

The Agenda, March 13-19: The next big housing battle

Two competing plans for affordable housing come before the Planning Commission Thursday/16, and they reflect the new politics of the Board of Supes and very different visions for what...

The Agenda, March 6-12: The next front in the anti-Trump resistance

The looming train wreck that is the San Francisco budget will start to take shape this week when the supes Budget and Finance Committee gets a briefing from the...