affordability

San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Judge blocks SF law that provides eviction protections for teachers

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has blocked a city ordinance protecting…

 

Gov. Jerry Brown’s “by right development” process would prevent cities from micromanaging individual construction projects that already comply with existing city zoning and other development standards. (Courtesy photo)

How Sacramento can make San Francisco affordable again

San Francisco is too small to build or legislate its way out…

 

SF’s homes are selling at record-high speed

SF’s homes are selling at record-high speed

Zephyr Realtor Matt Fuller broke yet another real estate record last month…

 

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoSan Francisco reported a 3 percent home price increase

SF home prices surge again, show no signs of slowing

Home values in San Francisco have swelled again, signaling yet another "overheated"…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoSan Francisco reported a 3 percent home price increase
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

On Guard: The hunt for the truth behind SF’s rosy unemployment numbers

Mayor Ed Lee wants San Francisco to rejoice, announcing The City's unemployment…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
Mike Koozmin/S.f. Examiner FILE PHOTOCity youths have a “sense of fear” regarding the difference in economic classes

Youth anxious about their future due to SF cost of living

While some longtime renting seniors are worried about being evicted from the…

Mike Koozmin/S.f. Examiner FILE PHOTOCity youths have a “sense of fear” regarding the difference in economic classes
Amid ongoing concerns about affordability in San Francisco

SF seeks to address affordability crisis with minimum wage hike, housing balance ballot measures

Support is widening across San Francisco for a $15 minimum-wage proposal that,…

Amid ongoing concerns about affordability in San Francisco
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

We must work to make city affordable for everyone

In the past three years, we have cut the unemployment rate by…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

SF must have minimum-wage conversation

The conversation about raising San Francisco’s minimum wage will be tricky —…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee