Stories about Rent

CASA’s secret New York junket

42 people flew to Manhattan for a three-day event that had no real policy purpose -- and MTC is stonewalling on releasing the price tag.

What the regional housing “compact” amounts to — so far

Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.

Somi sings of Harlem immigrants (and gentrification’s effects) on ‘Petite Afrique’

Jazz and global sounds combine on acclaimed artist's latest, reflecting her journey between Africa and New York.

Regional planners mount a quiet coup to promote developers and attack vulnerable communities

Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.

Celebrating the new supes …

... plus transit justice -- and has Willie Brown forgotten his entire political career? That's The Agenda, New Year's Week edition

Halting the epidemic of housing demolitions

New bill would protect existing affordable housing, which the city is losing almost as fast a new housing can be built.

A new housing ‘compact’ looks a lot like a developer’s dream

Nonprofit leaders seeking consensus come up with a deal: Modest tenant protections in exchange for more market-rate housing and displacement.

SF keeps losing affordable housing

Plus: The future of a municipal bank, Free City College forever .. and look at which public officials are supporting the Yimbys. That's The Agenda for Dec. 9-16

Wiener’s new housing bill is radically unfair

The senator assumes the private market will solve our problems. That has never worked.

How the Yimbys got slaughtered in the November SF election

It's hard to campaign to be a neighborhood supervisor when you attack neighborhoods.