Fernando Martí

Funding for a proposed affordable housing development at the site of the Forest Hill Christian Church was pulled this month by the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Inching toward an affordable Westside: Lessons from Forest Hill

Earlier this month, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development pulled…

Funding for a proposed affordable housing development at the site of the Forest Hill Christian Church was pulled this month by the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
The link between jobs and housing need it more than a simple supply-and-demand relationship. (Emma Chiang/2016 S.F. Examiner)

The next mayor’s housing challenge

The housing challenge for the next San Francisco mayor will be not…

The link between jobs and housing need it more than a simple supply-and-demand relationship. (Emma Chiang/2016 S.F. Examiner)
Houses along 20th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District are seen from Potrero Hill. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Inclusionary housing is a lasting legacy policy

We’ve reached a major milestone in the evolution of The City’s “inclusionary…

Houses along 20th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District are seen from Potrero Hill. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
The “missing middle” are the low- and moderate-income workers in San Francisco who have high housing cost burdens, yet who earn too much for The City’s federal and state-subsidized, very-low-income housing. (Courtesy photo)

Don’t gamble with housing for The City’s workforce

A new proposal to change The City’s Inclusionary Housing program is threatening…

The “missing middle” are the low- and moderate-income workers in San Francisco who have high housing cost burdens, yet who earn too much for The City’s federal and state-subsidized, very-low-income housing. (Courtesy photo)
Voters have consistently supported revenue measures and tighter affordable housing requirements to support homes for the broad population of San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)

Will San Francisco renege on middle-income housing for Van Ness-Market hub?

For the last few years, The City has made big strides in…

Voters have consistently supported revenue measures and tighter affordable housing requirements to support homes for the broad population of San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)
(From City Planning Department report, “Housing for Families with Children,” Jan. 17, 2017)

A city for all includes families

It is good to see that ”Family Housing” is getting a flash…

(From City Planning Department report, “Housing for Families with Children,” Jan. 17, 2017)

Freeing up the affordable housing gridlock: Process improvements that matter

As seems to happen at the turn of every new year, there…

The Affordable Housing Bond, and fulfilling the promises of last November

The first local measure on this November’s ballot will be Proposition A,…