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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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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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Richmond City Council Votes to Vacate Troubled Public Housing Complex

March 13, 2014 | 12:11 pm

Richmond City Council Votes to Vacate Troubled Public Housing Complex

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Officials still need to decide on when they’ll move about 130 senior and disabled residents.

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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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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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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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San Francisco: Ground Zero for Widening Income Gap

February 25, 2014 | 7:00 am

San Francisco: Ground Zero for Widening Income Gap

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The gap between the rich and the poor grew more here in recent years than in any other big U.S. city.

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Richmond Officials Take Action Amid Outcry Over Public Housing Conditions

February 21, 2014 | 4:13 pm

Richmond Officials Take Action Amid Outcry Over Public Housing Conditions

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Moves prompted by disclosures that housing agency did not respond to complaints of filth, vermin, crime.

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