Stories about Real Estate

The future of cities—and the one percent

Urban America faces a crisis -- and we can't seriously discuss it unless we talk about billionaires.

An online summit targets COVID’s racial disparity

Greenlining's 'We The Future' brings together big names, community approaches to tackle disproportionate effects of virus.

Homeless women take over vacant house in the Castro

Derelict building, empty for years, becomes the focus of a movement to put houseless people in unused buildings.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Ceci n’est pas une guillotine’

Is rent extraction really an 'essential service'? And where is the relief for commercial and residential tenants?

The virus of poverty

The fear that many of us feel today has been a part of daily life for homeless people.

Affordable housing is a great bargain for SF

The New York Times (along with many others) completely misses the reality of the housing market in this city.

Is the Monster in the Mission dead?

And does that mean that community-based planning and affordable housing could be the future for 16th and Mission?

It’s easy to find housing in SF — if you’re in the 1 percent

Lots of new high-end condos coming on the market for rich people, but the private market can't build anything for anyone else.

Political operatives try to defend dark money

Lawsuit to undermine city's disclosure laws includes some stunning information about why campaigns try to keep donors secret.

Sarah Patterson named executive director of Folsom Street Events

The world's biggest fetish celebration has a new leader. We ask her about the challenges and future of Folsom Street Fair.