The long-stalled project to bring housing for low-income seniors to 55 Laguna St. in Hayes Valley received a boost when San Francisco announced it will provide $6.1 million from the newly created Housing Trust Fund. Read More
The rush of money into city political campaigns was not just limited to candidates. Campaigns for several San Francisco ballot measures had price tags in the neighborhood of $1 million.
Based on recent filings with the Ethics Commission, the largest spending on ballot measures was for the $195 million parks bond and on the measure to replace San Francisco’s business payroll tax with a tax on gross receipts. Both campaign war chests were about $1 million. Read More
A breakdown of what San Francisco propositions passed and failed in the 2012 election. Read More
If approved by voters this November, San Francisco’s 30-year plan to fund affordable-housing development would undergo scrutiny every five years under a proposal headed toward approval by the Board of Supervisors.
Mayor Ed Lee’s Proposition C, the Housing Trust Fund, would change San Francisco’s affordable-housing requirements and sink more than $1 billion into housing construction and housing programs for the next three decades. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee’s answer to the pressing need for more housing in San Francisco is November’s Proposition C, which would establish a housing trust fund. Read More
San Francisco’s most common type of infill residential developments were exempted Tuesday from The City’s affordable housing requirements as part of a deal to help ensure passage of Proposition C, the Housing Trust Fund, in November’s election. Read More