By right

Under Governor Jerry Brown’s “by right” housing bill, developers of large housing developments would be able to circumvent local approval and environmental review. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Can San Francisco afford Gov. Brown’s ‘by right’ housing bill?

As an attorney, I have raised environmental challenges to housing projects. I…

 

Regulatory interventions, other than by-right development, would address the question of housing production if the state’s political leadership were really serious about seeking solutions to our housing crisis. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner file photo)

‘By-right’ deregulation is not a real solution

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

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Mayor’s veto could improve housing

There’s a high-stakes chess game playing out in the state Capitol that…

 

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…

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)