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Tagged with: Vacant Housing

The city could buy a vacant building for half the price of building new affordable housing

A foreclosed Tennessee St. project is on the market as a bargain price. It's just one of many opportunities the city could take advantage of.

Homeless women take over vacant house in the Castro

Two unhoused women took over a vacant building in the Castro today, sparking a massive police response, at least one arrest – and renewed...

Everyone has to sacrifice in these tough times — except the 1 percent

The governor told us last night that Californians all have to work together to prevent a greater public-health disaster. He said that “we are...

Breed Administration official says moving homeless people into hotel rooms is not a priority

The Board of Supes hearing Tuesday on the city’s response to the COVID-19 crisis demonstrated a key policy divide between the Breed Administration and...

An emergency platform for protecting unhoused people

The Coalition on Homelessness just put out an emergency policy platform to protecting unhoused people from COVID-19. You can sign the petition to show...

Oakland moms make national statement with housing victory

In a huge victory that may change the way Oakland (and other cities) looks at vacant housing, homeless mothers who took over an empty...

More housing. Higher prices. That’s what a new city report shows

At the Ed Lee memorial Sunday, a string of politicians who are not at all humble talked about the humble side of the late...

Can we actually solve homelessness?

I told Audrey Cooper, the editor of the Chronicle, that 48hills would once again participate in the ongoing media series on homelessness in San...

Would a simple tax create 30,000 new housing units in SF?

Let us stipulate for a moment that there are reasonable people who have rational disagreements about some local policy issues. We can also agree...

Why SF’s City Planning Department doesn’t get it

  There is no designated Sociologist position on the 200+ staff of San Francisco’s City Planning Department. And a bachelor/masters degree in Urban Planning can...