Stories about Rent Control
Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.
Plus: Helping small business -- and a massive project that will make the housing crisis worse (but is back by TMG Partners and Ron Conway). That's The Agenda for July 22-28
Plus: Keeping Uber and Lyft out of SFO -- and the first hearing on a public-power report. That's The Agenda for June 10-16
Don't take it for granted -- tenant protections were and are a constant, long, grassroots struggle.
Big surprise: The number show more homeless people on the streets. Now let's do something about it -- not just "sweep" people out of sight.
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.