Stories about Rent Control

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.

The latest way VC and tech disruptors are attacking SF’s housing stock

Corporate rentals have become a threat to long-term affordable housing -- thanks to vulture start-ups.

Unlimited growth doesn’t help the local economy

In SF, a rising tide doesn't lift all boats; it drowns the people who can't afford a boat. So why is Scott Wiener pushing a discredited neoliberal agenda?

The misleading reports (and reporting) on Prop. E

Once again, some city officials (and the Chron) are using scare tactics to suggest that linking office growth to housing will ruin the economy.

Could SF take over thousands of rent-controlled apartments?

Preston wants the city to put together a bid for some of the 2,164 units that a huge landlord has suddenly put on the market.

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

Preston wants rent control for Midtown

Legislation would protect tenants in the historic city-owned complex.

Our top stories of 2019

Protests, blackouts, shady developments, a close election, tenant victories, and a ton of arts and culture—we couldn't cover it without your support

Supes look to protect tenants while planners make the housing crisis worse

Eviction limits headed to board -- while massive highrise goes before Planning Commission. That's The Agenda for Dec. 2-9, 2019