Planning

Proposed Folsom Street development won’t overshadow SoMa park, study finds

The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission greenlit a six-story, mixed-use housing…

Brewpubs would be banned from serving hard liquor in Mission District under tightened restrictions

The San Francisco Planning Commission on Thursday tightened restrictions on new bars…

Reports suggest radioactive contamination affects Hunters Point Shipyard in areas never tested by Navy

Two new reports released Thursday show that radioactive contamination at the Hunters…

High-tech trash bins arrive at Civic Center

Six new, high-tech garbage bins landed at UN Plaza Wednesday morning. No,…

Supes reject environmental appeals, approve India Basin housing development

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a more than 1,500 unit housing…

City easing onerous approval process for accessory dwelling units

San Francisco’s program to permit accessory dwelling units, or in-law units, has…

Seismic report on existing tall buildings recommends re-inspection

A first of its kind study of tall buildings in San Francisco…

SF secures federal funding to help house 99 homeless persons

San Francisco’s effort to address homelessness just got a boost from the…

Planning Commission rejects Mission laundromat site housing despite pending lawsuit

In a narrow 4-3 vote, the Planning Commission on Thursday rejected a…

School board members say rent is too high on first teacher housing project in SF

San Francisco school board members called on the developer of an educator…

Affordable housing plans at shipyard move forward despite concerns over radioactive contamination

The City is forging ahead with plans to develop a 28,792 square-foot…

Environmental advocates, Russian bathhouse challenge India Basin development

Environmental advocates and a Russian bathhouse have filed appeals of a massive…

Chinatown public housing complex celebrates makeover

The conclusion of a year-long effort to rehabilitate 92 affordable housing units…

Hundreds of property owners have yet to comply with seismic retrofit deadlines

Hundreds of San Francisco property owners required to seismically retrofit their buildings…

Candidates’ ties to Shipyard project, developer at issue in District 10 race

The botched cleanup of the contaminated Hunters Point Shipyard is a sensitive…

Mayor calls for in-law unit applications to be expedited

Under an executive directive issued by San Francisco Mayor London Breed, hundreds…

Fisherman’s Wharf hopes to lure in locals

Fisherman’s Wharf is looking to haul a new catch: San Franciscans. The…

Toxic relationship: the fraud at Hunters Point

A 60-day public comment period on the retesting plan for a portion…

Breed, Pelosi unveil newly renovated public housing in Tenderloin

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, joined San Francisco Mayor London…

SOMA supportive housing project provides 50 new beds for the formerly homeless

A 50-unit supportive housing project for the formerly homeless that officially opened…