Stories about SF Planning

Progressive debate offers a bit of candidate clarity

Suddenly, everyone's against the Wiener housing bill. Plus: Leno gets quizzed on his dubious endorsements, Kim calls for $1 billion bond at for housing and Alioto loses all possible left credibility

SF planners blast Wiener housing bill that would upzone entire city

Even a pro-growth, pro-development department has to admit that Wiener's latest housing bill goes way too far (and does nothing for the affordable housing crisis)

Will SF allow the owner who evicted a 100-year-old to get a condo conversion permit?

Planning rules don't allow lucrative conversions after evictions -- so how can the Planning Commission allow Iris Canada's apartment to become a condo?

The Lexus Lanes — and why they won’t work

Instead of rewarding carpools and getting people out of private cars, we are rewarding wealth and encouraging more people to drive. How does this make sense?

SF Planning Commission debates housing, ignores gentrification

When will there be a hearing on the human costs of accommodating too much commercial growth?

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

Elders are dying when they lose their homes. How can we stop it?

Supes rebuke Planning Commission

Hotel rejected; pot clubs limited; Kim wants more sunshine on dark money ... the last board meeting before summer break was packed with action

What the Airbnb settlement means

A big win for better enforcement -- if the city can make sure it happens

The battle for Midtown: A community housing struggle

A unique housing complex in the Western Addition faces a rent strike, a city takeover, and an uncertain future

Illegal office conversion: A case study

For years, the owners of a Third St. building defied city zoning rules -- and they are still getting away with it. How is this possible?