Stories about Rent Control

At risk: 238 rent-controlled housing units

By Tim Redmond There’s a strange proposal making its way through the San Francisco planning process that would lead to the loss of 238 low-cost...

SF planners decide it’s just fine to demolish rent-controlled housing

By Tim Redmond It’s not, by San Francisco development standards, a terribly big project. It’s not in the Mission or Soma, ground zero for development...

Chiu’s new Airbnb plan ignores some planning suggestions. Can it still be fixed?

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 -- Supervisor David Chiu has introduced a new version of his Airbnb legislation in response to concerns raised by...

We’re back — with housing battles, the mayor vs. Wiener, Airbnb … it never ends

By Tim Redmond AUG. 4, 2014 – So many things happened while we were away – and no surprise, much of it had to do...

Finally, the myth of the poor landlord is exposed

By Tim Redmond JULY 7, 2014 – Finally, a local landlord (my neighbor, on my very same street, no less) has said what so desperately...

Court ruling could impact ParkMerced — and the future of the city’s landmark growth measure, Prop. M

By Tim Redmond JUNE 13, 2014 -- A legal case that’s pending in the state Court of Appeal could change the future of the giant...

Why SF City Planning can’t protect local industry from office encroachment: An alarming case study

By Zelda Bronstein MAY 29, 2014 -- At its May Day meeting, the San Francisco Planning Commission took a stand for blue-collar jobs, affordable housing,...

Politics on Tuesday: The missing issue in the campaign for Superior Court judge

By Tim Redmond MAY 27, 2014 -- I think it’s safe to say many of the people voting June 6th barely understand why there’s a...

A sleeper of an anti-tenant bill in Sacramento

By Tim Redmond APRIL 24, 2014 -- While San Francisco's legislators, Tom Ammiano and Mark Leno, are working on bills to reform the Ellis Act...

Politics on Tuesday: The Warriors, The Mayor, and Airbnb

Whoops – not happening   By Tim Redmond APRIL 22, 2014 -- The proponents of Prop. B, which would mandate a vote of the people for any...