Stories about Rent Control
Mayor Breed opposed a measure that would have made a big difference. Now she can't fix the problem with a few hundred new shelter beds and a modest housing bond.
Eminent economic geographers say that deregulation and upzoning will make gentrification in cities like SF much worse.
Two new books on the bizarre chapter in local history ignore the important political outcome.
A 9-2 vote against SB 50 puts SF on record against a measure that adds no new affordable housing or transit funding while encouraging more luxury housing.
Ignoring 40 years of precedent, mayor appoints a political ally who has no ties to the organized tenant community.
Settlement ends the horror story that was the Jamal Trulove case -- but none of the people charged with putting an innocent man in jail has faced any discipline. Plus: The right sign for the Harvey Milk Terminal and report that shows where the real housing crisis is. That's The Agenda for March 18-24
The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.
Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.
... plus transit justice -- and has Willie Brown forgotten his entire political career? That's The Agenda, New Year's Week edition
Nonprofit leaders seeking consensus come up with a deal: Modest tenant protections in exchange for more market-rate housing and displacement.