Peter Cohen

CASA: The most important housing deal you’ve never heard of

The most important package of development policies for the Bay Area —…

Planning for an affordable future in Central SoMa

A big change is coming to South of Market: The Central SoMa…

Recovering from an affordable housing wildfire

A week before the North Bay fires broke out, the Metropolitan Transportation…

Eye on the State: This year was all about housing

To great fanfare, Gov. Jerry Brown last Friday finally signed a “package”…

Santa is back for the developers

Last December, we wrote about the gift that Santa Claus brought to…

Say yes to housing at Pier 70

More housing! The Planning Commission has the opportunity today to either push…

Eye on the State: Housing crisis tied to income inequality

Here on our San Francisco island, struggles over affordable housing and land-use…

What Santa brought the developers

Last Thursday at the Planning Commission, affordable housing policy in San Francisco…

Mixed results for affordable housing

Here in our Bay Area “bubble,” we continue to reel from the…

Don’t be fooled: Propositions P and U are bad for affordable housing

In the midst of the worst housing crisis in our city’s history,…

It’s time for a housing preservation bond

It’s been 27 years since San Francisco was hit with the magnitude…

‘By-right’ deregulation is not a real solution

A few weeks ago we wrote about the “by-right” development law, which…

Ending homelessness with … housing

The first step of any plan to end homelessness needs to be…

‘By-right approvals’ will have no real effect on housing supply in SF

Developers and their lobbying organizations are currently working hard to spread a…

The future of Balboa Reservoir: Say no to privatizing public lands

The future of a huge swath of The City is currently up…

The ‘affordable housing balance’ just keeps getting worse

The third “Housing Balance Report” from the City Planning Department was quietly…

Inclusionary housing: More for the many, not just the few

This Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors is poised to put a very…

Density done right in The City

As San Francisco’s affordability crisis continues unabated, there is almost universal consensus…

San Francisco’s most massive housing construction era since urban renewal

The narrative in the mainstream media and from popular think tank organizations…

Inclusionary housing is for mixed-income areas

Pro-development boosters are proposing to upend The City’s inclusionary housing policy by…