Planning

Cities are failing to protect their urban canopies

Earlier this month, general contractor Webcor Builders was brought before the San Francisco Board of Appeals for illegally removing two sidewalk Sycamore trees.

 

Funding gap plagues Treasure Island affordable housing projects

Those who oversee the development of Treasure Island are already eyeing the…

 

Supes block SoMa housing development over shadow cast on neighborhood park

Neighbors appealed project due to its impact on Victoria Manalo Draves Park

 

Why SB 50’s disregard for the Mission District should concern us all

By Norma Garcia and Cindy Wu Senate Bill 50 is being promoted…

  • Apr 9, 2019

Mission District project would transform parking lot into high-end condos, maker space

A project promising to transform a Mission District parking lot into rental…

Breed faces down angry crowd at waterfront Navigation Center hearing

Mayor London Breed was booed when she made a surprise appearance Wednesday…

Supervisors oppose state legislation that would increase housing density

A resolution opposing a controversial statewide housing density bill is set to…

Mayor taps Board of Appeals president for Planning Commission

Following the sudden withdrawal of a San Francisco developer from nomination to…

Waterfront Navigation Center may shrink after neighborhood pushback

Mayor London Breed is considering scaling down a proposal for an up…

Promised grocery store for Transbay area residents falls through

A developer of hundreds of housing units in the Transbay area has…

Transbay housing developer wants out of grocery store commitment

A housing developer will attempt for the second time Tuesday to get…

Breed, Yee call for planned affordable housing bond to grow to $500M

SF’s property tax growth allows for larger measure

Wiener’s housing density legislation faces hometown opposition

State Sen. Scott Wiener’s second attempt to pass legislation increasing housing density…

Housing production slows sharply despite growing backlog of approved projects

Housing production in San Francisco slowed across the board in 2018, with…

City moving ahead with contested transformation of India Basin

As Mayor London Breed announced a $25 million donation on Tuesday that…

Tenderloin food hall project advances; affordable housing to come later

A Tenderloin food hall is expected to open under a six-year lease…

Unpermitted vendors find a new, legal home in the Mission District

Unlicensed Mission Street vendors who became the focus of complaints from neighbors…

Bike rack requests rise after Bike Coalition pushes to add more in The City

It looks like the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition may have successfully spun…

San Francisco Giants ahead of the game in leaving fossil fuels behind

The San Francisco Giants are in the lead; at least, when it…