Planning

Mission entrepreneurs threatened with displacement may win a reprieve

Planning Commission approves 10-year exception to use restrictions for Activspace building tenants

Planning Commission president calls for homeless shelter in plans to redo Civic Center

Dog park, benches, changes to U.N. Plaza fountain proposed for revamped public space

Why so many SF storefronts are empty

A couple weeks ago I found myself with a little bit of extra time to kill in North Beach.

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

Mayor taps Board of Appeals president for Planning Commission

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

Supervisors oppose state legislation that would increase housing density

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

Breed faces down angry crowd at waterfront Navigation Center hearing

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

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…

Promised grocery store for Transbay area residents falls through

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

Waterfront Navigation Center may shrink after neighborhood pushback

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

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…

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.

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…