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Tagged with: Planning

How the state of California is screwing San Francisco on housing

Thanks to Sen. Wiener and our own delegation, San Francisco may be in serious trouble in four years—and it won't be the city's fault.

The future of the Castro Theater, and its role in the LGBTQ community, now at City Hall

Historic Preservation Commission will consider whether the legendary venue can become a concert nightclub.

Why it makes sense for stakeholders to sue the city for failing its affordable housing goals

The Housing Element numbers are really funky and don't make sense—and under Breed's Administration, there may be no other option.

Planning Department has ambitious housing goals; Mayor’s Office stands in the way

Hearing shows huge disconnect between lofty goals and the ability of the city to implement them.

Supes to consider housing farce—and start on the mayor’s budget

Everybody knows the Housing Element won't work, but it's going to be approved anyway. Maybe at least someone will ask some questions.

New study says market conditions, not city requirements, prevent housing construction

It's not affordable-housing policies or regulatory delays: Under current conditions, there is no way to meet the state's housing mandates.

What if floods are part of the new normal in San Francisco?

We all worry about drought, but floods are also a result of climate change. And SF is nowhere near ready for that.

What does Breed plan to do about the overdose crisis?

Plus: The future of Laguna Honda, racist police traffic stops, and the farce that is the city's Housing Element. That's The Agenda for Dec. 11-18

Why 469 Stevenson, the much-hyped project, will provide zero affordable housing for SoMa

Look at the numbers. It just doesn't add up. And there was a much better alternative.

The Twitter bedrooms are just a tiny part of the problem with that building

That building was never zoned for office space, and a shady deal saved the owners $25 million.