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Tag: affordable housing

Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover

February 18, 2014 | 12:01 am

Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover

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Executive director spent lavishly, including a $400 meal, as residents’ needs were continually ignored.

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San Francisco Housing Activists Debate Affordability Crisis

February 11, 2014 | 12:13 pm

San Francisco Housing Activists Debate Affordability Crisis

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In weekend tenants’ convention, an anti-speculation idea from the late Harvey Milk is resurrected.

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All-Cash Buyers Scoop Up Bay Area Real Estate

January 26, 2014 | 9:00 am

All-Cash Buyers Scoop Up Bay Area Real Estate

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The percentage of homes going to all-cash buyers soared from 14 percent to 27 percent in the last year.

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How Twitter’s Neighbor, the Tenderloin, Resists an Upgrade

January 21, 2014 | 7:00 am

How Twitter’s Neighbor, the Tenderloin, Resists an Upgrade

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Land-use protections, rent controls and a lack of single-family homes constrain development.

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San Francisco Leaders Ponder Options to Ease Housing Crisis

January 17, 2014 | 8:00 am

San Francisco Leaders Ponder Options to Ease Housing Crisis

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San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is considering several bills to ease the city’s housing crunch.

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Market Street Tenants Sue to Block Eviction

January 10, 2014 | 6:56 pm

Market Street Tenants Sue to Block Eviction

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Low-income residents say landlord wants them out to take advantage of rising property values.

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San Francisco Mission Protest: Activists Slam Gentrification and Police

January 2, 2014 | 3:24 pm

San Francisco Mission Protest: Activists Slam Gentrification and Police

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Activists marched along Mission Street protesting the heightened police presence in the neighborhood.

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Bay Area’s Top Stories in 2013: Housing’s Insane, Techies to Blame — and Pray for Rain

December 30, 2013 | 10:00 am

Bay Area’s Top Stories in 2013: Housing’s Insane, Techies to Blame — and Pray for Rain

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Affordable housing, and the lack of it, turns into a cause. Meantime, where’s our wet season?

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Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of  ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

December 23, 2013 | 10:50 am

Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

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Unless there’s a last-minute reprieve, the Haight Street drop-in center will shut down on Christmas Day.

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Aboard the Google Bus, Looking Out at the Protest

December 20, 2013 | 4:35 pm

Aboard the Google Bus, Looking Out at the Protest

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What it’s like to get caught in a growing social conflict on your way to work.

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