Stories about Smart Growth

The Sierra Club attacks our story; here’s our response

It's about democracy and open process -- and the real debate over market-rate housing development.

The Sierra Club and the luxury-housing developer

Northern Alameda chapter backs San Leandro project in a sign that the pro-growth forces are trying to take over the environmental group.

New MIT study suggests the Yimby narrative on housing is wrong

Higher density leads to higher prices, not more affordability, a review of an upzoning experiment in Chicago shows.

SF supes oppose Wiener real-estate bill

Breed sides with Wiener as debate shows clear differences among candidates for mayor

This is how gentrification works

Following a pattern in the Mission

Inside the Yimby conference

Nice civil discussion on the surface -- and some nastiness behind the scenes

The problem with “smart growth”

In San Francisco today, It amounts to ethnic and class cleansing, whatever the rationalization

Assembly passes bill to limit land-use ballot initiatives

Chiu, Ting both vote for measure that raises the threshold for citizen initiatives on development to 55 percent

YIMBYs, Smart Growth — and unanswered questions

The real-estate industry loves smart growth; here's why

Palo Alto and the tech shop of horrors

Behind the story of the Peninsula planning commissioner who made national news by saying she had to leave town to buy a house for her family