Stories about Planning

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.

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.

Supes poised to create 12 new districts where vacancy tax can be assessed

Every part of town would have a neighborhood commercial district where vacant storefronts would pay a fee.

Forget SB 50 — San Francisco needs a bold plan for social housing

European cities show how more than half the housing stock can be taken out of the private market -- and it works.

SF 2019 Housing scorecard is really bleak

2019 numbers show plenty of $5,000-a-month apartments and multimillion-dollar penthouses -- but only about 5 percent of the affordable housing the city needs.

Wiener’s housing deregulation bill is back!

Plus: A settlement with the city's worst planning scofflaw -- and what is a sustainable neighborhood? That's The Agenda for Jan. 5 to Jan 12.

What’s really going on with the US and Iran?

Reese Erlich, who has reported from the region for 20 years, sorts out the impact of Trump's drone attack that killed a popular Iranian general.

The Agenda, New Year’s edition: Saving City College …

... plus the future of Commissioner Dennis Richards and a big thanks to all the 48hills readers.

Screen Grabs: The (first world) war on Christmas

1917 is emotionally and atmospherically vivid. Plus: Little Women, Uncut Gems, Decoder, and more in cinemas this week.

OPINION: Golf courses or affordable housing?

Just one of San Francisco's five public courses, which consume 1.5 percent of the city's land, could provide affordable housing for 10,000 people.