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San Francisco’s Housing Boom Repeats an Old Story

April 15, 2014 | 6:30 am

San Francisco’s Housing Boom Repeats an Old Story

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Commercial office construction, rabid development and dot-com entrepreneurs have shaped decades of change.

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‘Mill Valley’ Songwriter Rita Abrams Looking for New Home

April 14, 2014 | 7:00 am

‘Mill Valley’ Songwriter Rita Abrams Looking for New Home

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Artist says she can’t afford to live in iconic Marin town that was subject of her bouncy 1970 hit song.

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As Policing Technology in California Advances, So Do Privacy Concerns

April 10, 2014 | 7:00 am

As Policing Technology in California Advances, So Do Privacy Concerns

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Profusion of new devices lets law enforcement gather data about personal lives of law-abiding citizens.

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San Francisco’s Meridian Gallery Faces Eviction, Owners Say

April 4, 2014 | 4:32 pm

San Francisco’s Meridian Gallery Faces Eviction, Owners Say

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Surge of retail business around Union Square is driving rental prices way up.

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East Palo Alto City Council Passes New Tenant Protections

April 4, 2014 | 8:00 am

East Palo Alto City Council Passes New Tenant Protections

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The law would protect against landlord harassment and relocation benefits for displaced tenants.

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In San Francisco, Rooms for $1,000/Month Are Now Scarce

April 2, 2014 | 9:30 am

In San Francisco, Rooms for $1,000/Month Are Now Scarce

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The time of affordable rooms in San Francisco may be long over.

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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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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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San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

March 5, 2014 | 7:00 am

San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

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Less expensive cities are offering incentives so they can cultivate their own cultural brands.

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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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