Stories about SRO

OPINION: Save the soul of San Francisco

Faith leaders say it's a moral obligation to shelter homeless people in empty hotel rooms, now.

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

SF has allowed developers to build housing and offices for more and more people -- without paying for the infrastructure that we need to take care of them.

City starts to plan for coronavirus in homeless and SRO communities

Some steps to allow isolation and care -- but advocates say it's still short of what's needed.

Fewer’s racial-equity plan could change the way SF makes policy

A new office would analyze legislation through a lens that has been missing from city policy -- and could lead to some dramatic changes in the political discussion.

SF rent control turns 40

Don't take it for granted -- tenant protections were and are a constant, long, grassroots struggle.

Old school Chinatown funk? 50 years of Jest Jammin’ with Rev. Norman Fong

From the turbulent, racist '60s to next week's Chinatown CDC fundraiser, the band keeps the Motown hits coming.

The day of the big SRO move

The elevator is old and broken. So are the tenants. And it's seven flights up with a cranky dolly

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city

Campaign trail: Homelessness, superPACs and a weird Chron story

Candidates offer dueling proposals on housing; Breed supporters get a quick $50,000 from a city contractor -- and what really happened at the housing forum Saturday?

Low-income housing units lost in Oakland, study shows

Anti-eviction Mapping Project shows how housing for poor people is being replaced with housing for tech workers