below market rate housing

Volunteer gardener Jim Donahue works

Surplus land explored for housing

San Francisco voters prioritized creating below-market-rate housing on public land in November…

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Affordable Housing Bonus Program heads to supes for approval

A program that aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing in new developments…

 

A change to The City’s Affordable Housing Bonus Program aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing built in exchange for allowing taller or denser buildings. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner0

Planning Commission questions site eligibility for Affordable Housing Bonus Program

The Planning Commission late Thursday night continued to question a proposed program…

 

A change to The City’s Affordable Housing Bonus Program aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing built in exchange for allowing taller or denser buildings. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner0

Latest version of Affordable Housing Bonus Program exempts projects that demolish any housing

City planners have further amended elements of a proposed program that aims…

A change to The City’s Affordable Housing Bonus Program aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing built in exchange for allowing taller or denser buildings. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner0
A poll released Wednesday by the South of Market nonprofit development firm Tenants and Owners Development Corp. shows San Francisco voters would support a measure increasing The City's affordable housing requirements of private developers. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Poll shows strong support for June measure to raise affordable housing requirements

San Francisco voters would support a ballot measure as early as next…

A poll released Wednesday by the South of Market nonprofit development firm Tenants and Owners Development Corp. shows San Francisco voters would support a measure increasing The City's affordable housing requirements of private developers. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Kaye Kennedy, 73, pictured inside her below-market-rate apartment on Townsend Street, where she's lived for the past 22 years. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City looks to prioritize housing preservation

For nearly two weeks in mid-August, longtime San Francisco resident Kaye Kennedy…

Kaye Kennedy, 73, pictured inside her below-market-rate apartment on Townsend Street, where she's lived for the past 22 years. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF introduces new incentives for building below market-rate homes

City planners this week unveiled a much-awaited program to provide incentives for…

This rendering shows the Mission Rock Square in the Giants' development proposal for a site just south of AT&T Park. (Courtesy Steelblue/Perkins + Will, San Francisco Giants)

Giants avoid competing ballot measures over development by boosting below-market-rate housing

After more than 20 hours of negotiations with city officials in the…

This rendering shows the Mission Rock Square in the Giants' development proposal for a site just south of AT&T Park. (Courtesy Steelblue/Perkins + Will, San Francisco Giants)

SF mayor announces $500M for below market-rate housing

Mayor Ed Lee today announced $500 million that could soon be freed…

Courtesy RenderingRecent rendering of the 1979 Mission St. housing development.

Mission developer reveals plan for below-market-rate units

A housing project proposed near the 16th Street BART station expanded its…

Courtesy RenderingRecent rendering of the 1979 Mission St. housing development.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThere are 69 below-market-rate units that will be part of the 282-unit Avant Housing development at 900 Folsom St. in South of Market.

SF’s below-market-rate housing lottery is laborious process that leaves many behind

A woman stands on stage in the auditorium at the San Francisco…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThere are 69 below-market-rate units that will be part of the 282-unit Avant Housing development at 900 Folsom St. in South of Market.
Mike  koozmin/2013 S.f. Examiner file photo

New report highlights SF shortfall in below-market-rate housing

San Francisco may be a leader in California when it comes to…

Mike  koozmin/2013 S.f. Examiner file photo
courtesy photoSupervisor Jane Kim aims to balance the local housing market with a new ordinance.

Supervisor Kim proposes ordinance seeking a balance between market rate, below market rate housing

Seeking to maintain a housing balance in San Francisco’s District 6, today…

courtesy photoSupervisor Jane Kim aims to balance the local housing market with a new ordinance.
juan Pardo/Special to the S.f. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee speaks at a Market Street construction site Thursday to announce new measures to speed up housing construction in San Francisco.

SF to consider hiring, permit streamlining to speed up building

Construction cranes may be as ubiquitous in San Francisco as cable cars…

juan Pardo/Special to the S.f. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee speaks at a Market Street construction site Thursday to announce new measures to speed up housing construction in San Francisco.

Property owners warn that in-law legalization carries rent control risk

Allowing San Francisco landlords to legalize their heretofore-outlawed “in-law” units would also…