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San Francisco Supervisors Deny Appeal of Google Bus Law

April 2, 2014 | 9:20 am

San Francisco Supervisors Deny Appeal of Google Bus Law

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Opponents of tech shuttles had fought city plan to charge the buses $1 per stop per day.

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Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

April 1, 2014 | 10:11 am

Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

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The online home rental site says it will collect the city’s 14 percent hotel tax.

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Report: You Need to Earn $29.83 an Hour to Afford a 1-Bedroom in San Francisco

March 28, 2014 | 8:00 am

Report: You Need to Earn $29.83 an Hour to Afford a 1-Bedroom in San Francisco

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Living in the Bay Area isn’t easy, but for average-wage workers it could be worse.

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Supervisors Will Consider Legalizing San Francisco In-Law Units

March 25, 2014 | 4:22 pm

Supervisors Will Consider Legalizing San Francisco In-Law Units

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City officials estimate there are about 40,000 such units, about 10 percent of the housing supply.

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Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

March 25, 2014 | 8:00 am

Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

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Facebook, Apple, Intuit and Google plant trees, pathways and habitats for birds at their headquarters.

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Housing Projects Underway Already Meet San Francisco Mayor’s ‘Ambitious’ Goal

March 16, 2014 | 8:00 am

Housing Projects Underway Already Meet San Francisco Mayor’s ‘Ambitious’ Goal

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Records suggest that the city can hit Ed Lee’s stated goal of 30,000 new units by 2020 quite easily.

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Photo Essay: Seniors Fight Eviction From Affordable San Jose Homes

March 7, 2014 | 7:00 am

Photo Essay: Seniors Fight Eviction From Affordable San Jose Homes

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Rising property values and hot real estate market fuel developers’ interest in Winchester Ranch.

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Did the End of California’s Redevelopment Agencies Hurt Affordable Housing?

February 26, 2014 | 6:30 am

Did the End of California’s Redevelopment Agencies Hurt Affordable Housing?

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Can local cities subsidize units people can pay for, without help from the state?

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Lawmakers Push to Limit Ellis Act Evictions in San Francisco

February 25, 2014 | 11:59 am

Lawmakers Push to Limit Ellis Act Evictions in San Francisco

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Two bills from legislators would allow cities to restrict how landlords can use controversial law.

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Latest to Be Displaced in San Francisco’s Tech Boom: Art Galleries

February 24, 2014 | 5:26 pm

Latest to Be Displaced in San Francisco’s Tech Boom: Art Galleries

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Galleries in one Geary Street building forced out in favor of an expanding enterprise computing firm.

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