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SF spends $165.7 million on homeless but it’s still not enough

San Francisco spends $165.7 million on homelessness annually, but it would take…

Private schools would be required to have seismic evaluations under proposed law

Following the passage of mandated seismic upgrades for soft-story buildings, San Francisco…

Proposal to legalize in-law units in the Castro moves forward

Pilot legislation aimed at increasing the rental stock in the Castro by…

SF landlords could face legal fight over rentals on Airbnb, other services

Legal action might be in the works against landlords who use Airbnb…

Hundreds of SF residents’ homes saved from condo conversion

A six-year court battle over the future of a huge apartment complex…

SF rental stock directive met with some resistance

Early last month, The City’s bureaucratic gears shifted to quicken how regulators…

Landlord groups argue SF laws favor tenants

The gang of tenant-friendly ideologues gathered outside Sean Whelan’s new house in…

Expansion of SF chain store regulations would be bad for business, report says

In 2009, residents of the Mission banded together to stop clothing retailer…

Leveling SF housing field could take 100,000 new units

Since the 1920s, The City’s housing stock has grown by about 100,000…

Transbay Transit Center excavation work completed

Two years in the digging, crews have now completed excavation for The…

Revised Union Square Apple store plan moves forward

Despite concerns from the Planning Commission on a required code change, a…

Not surprisingly, SF rent market expected to keep sizzling

The bombastic talk in San Francisco of “surging” rents and “skyrocketing” demand…

SF group's housing agenda calls for more below-market-rate units, protections

Another ambitious blueprint to address housing in San Francisco has come through…

Midtown Park tenants ask Rent Board to explore rent control coverage

Amid city plans to increase rents at the 139-unit Midtown Park Apartments…

Voter signatures to qualify waterfront height measure on ballot await certification

San Francisco voters could soon become the official guardians of the allowable…

Warriors push back proposed arena's opening date

The Golden State Warriors' plans to build an arena on the San…

School district sites under study for possible housing development

In response to San Francisco’s housing crisis, every parcel at The City’s…

SF evictions under Ellis Act often followed property sales

The ink was barely dry on the deed when the new owners…

SF home-buying market expected to remain potent

Needing a new roof and siding, along with foundation work, the two-bedroom…

Feds give SF big bucks for innovative public housing plan

The federal government awarded San Francisco $180 million to help rehabilitate two-thirds…