Stories about SF Planning

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?

Developers win with “smart growth” rule

New rules would make it harder to raise environmental challenges to projects that cause urban congestion

The battle of Soma, round one

Planners approve massive project at Fifth and Mission, but appeals are still ahead By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 21, 2015 -- About nine hours into the Planning...

The Agenda, Sept. 21-27: The fate of tenant protections

Key legislation comes before the supes. Plus: developer subsidies and Mission development controls By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 21, 2015 – A major expansion of the city’s...

Should the regional transportation agency be elected?

A new twist in the power struggle over Bay Area planning