Stories about Zoning

Kaiser workers prepare for strike over mental-health staffing

Plus: A massive upzoning at Van Ness and Market raised transportation and congestion issues. That's The Agenda for July 8-14

Planners hear how Nancy Skinner’s housing bill would hurt SF communities

Testimony looks at how 'streamlining' bill would cut the public out of crucial development discussions.

The problems with the gig economy and a housing ‘crisis’ bill

Supes hold a hearing on Uber, Lyft, and their ilk -- and planners look at a state measure that does nothing for affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 23-30

Wiener quietly turns barber bill into major housing legislation

Gut-and-amend strategy puts a version of SB 50 on the legislative fast track.

Haney moves to save Mezzanine — and Soma nightlife

Proposal would make it harder to turn venues into tech office space.

There are no Yimbys

It's not Yes in My Back Yard -- it's Yes in Your Back Yard. A perspective from a long-time working-class family home owner (aka Land Baron).

Facebook money and California housing

How Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are funding a shadow government that’s shaping California and Bay Area housing policy

MIT researcher takes on 48 Hills — or maybe not

Despite the Yimby narrative, we agree the evidence shows that upzoning in Chicago led to speculation and higher housing costs.

Big project at Divis and Oak could be issue in D5 supe race

Challenger Preston says luxury housing development needs more affordability and transit funding; where will incumbent Brown stand?

New study challenges Wiener’s approach to housing

Eminent economic geographers say that deregulation and upzoning will make gentrification in cities like SF much worse.