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San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

April 10, 2014 | 4:17 pm

San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

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Supervisor David Chiu proposes measure to ensure city’s housing serves residents rather than tourists.

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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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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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Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

February 22, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

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Sculptor builds tiny mobile structures that afford privacy and shelter for some of his neighbors.

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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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