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SF man arrested in fatal shooting near Bayview housing project

A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday…

 

Cadelia Swain, 8, does her homework on a bench at Buchanan Street Mall in the Western Addition on Tuesday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Renaissance underway at once-decrepit Buchanan Street Mall

Board of Supervisors President London Breed remembers Buchanan Street Mall, a stretch…

 

Mayor Ed Lee, flanked by, from left, supervisors London Breed, Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener, speaks at City Hall on Tuesday about his "blueprint" for creating 30,000 housing units by 2020. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee unveils housing ‘blueprint’ as critics feel voiceless at City Hall

As San Francisco rents continue to rise, Mayor Ed Lee recommitted Tuesday…

 

SF sued over 2014 fatal fire in Sunnydale public housing

Relatives of the mother and son who were killed in a fire…

Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner file photoResidents walk through the open area where stone sculptures decorate the renovated Valencia Gardens public housing development in the Mission district during the opening celebration Nov. 20

Children in dilapidated public housing in SF visit ER more often, study shows

It’s well known that living in public housing in San Francisco can…

Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner file photoResidents walk through the open area where stone sculptures decorate the renovated Valencia Gardens public housing development in the Mission district during the opening celebration Nov. 20

Megan’s Law list reveals sex offenders who might be living in public housing

Federal rules prohibit registered sex offenders from living in public housing. But…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerHolly Courts

Sex offender living in SF public housing dodges federal rules

Nathaniel Riley has lived in Holly Courts -- arguably one of the…

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mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerLeonard Helm shows a week-old Petri dish that is filled with mold that is an inch thick from his home in the Sunnydale projects.

Extra cash for SF public housing won’t fix vacancy issue, substandard conditions

Religion was not the motive behind Leonard Helm placing a Bible in…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerLeonard Helm shows a week-old Petri dish that is filled with mold that is an inch thick from his home in the Sunnydale projects.
Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerLateefah Barnes

After deaths, fire threats in SF public housing persist

The cockroaches in her kitchen and the spiders biting her two children…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerLateefah Barnes
Nathaniel Y. Downes/s.f. examiner file photoA 32-year-old woman and her 3-year-old son died in an April 16 fire at a Brookdale Avenue apartment in the Sunnydale project.

Public housing resident requested smoke detectors fixed before fatal fire

The mother who died along with her 3-year-old son in an April…

Nathaniel Y. Downes/s.f. examiner file photoA 32-year-old woman and her 3-year-old son died in an April 16 fire at a Brookdale Avenue apartment in the Sunnydale project.
Nathaniel Y. Downes/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe Rev. Ishmael Birch points to the dilapidated grounds at the Sunnydale housing project.

Old housing may have rampant lead violations

Nichelle Fulbright still isn't positive how her daughter, now 3, came to…

Nathaniel Y. Downes/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe Rev. Ishmael Birch points to the dilapidated grounds at the Sunnydale housing project.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoThe Huntersview Public Housing Project

San Francisco Housing Authority set to receive break on old debt

Unpaid city bills from the Housing Authority dating to the early 1990s…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoThe Huntersview Public Housing Project
S.F. Examiner file photoThe Hunters View public housing project in San Francisco.

San Francisco Housing Authority improving under federal watch, but budget crunch to continue

The City's long-troubled Housing Authority turned a fiscal corner this summer, yet…

S.F. Examiner file photoThe Hunters View public housing project in San Francisco.
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

S.F. Housing Authority needs private investment, report says

Private investment is needed to improve the Housing Authority's dilapidated properties, and…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

San Francisco Housing Authority declares emergency

The commission overseeing the Housing Authority declared a "health and safety emergency"…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerNorman Fong of the Chinatown Community Development Center helps launch the Broadway Sansome Apartments on Thursday.

Cash-poor San Francisco Housing Authority gets break from city bills

It's not quite a bailout, but The City is doing what it…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerNorman Fong of the Chinatown Community Development Center helps launch the Broadway Sansome Apartments on Thursday.
Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee wants more of San Francisco’s public housing to follow the model of Valencia Gardens

San Francisco Housing Authority shake-up signals new direction in public housing

By replacing the political appointees on the Housing Authority board of commissioners…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee wants more of San Francisco’s public housing to follow the model of Valencia Gardens
Courtesy PhotoThe Housing Authority  scored 54 out of 100 in a federal audit under Henry Alvarez’s leadership.

Embattled San Francisco Housing Authority chief Henry Alvarez begins leave of absence

Henry Alvarez is going on medical leave starting today, the first step…

Courtesy PhotoThe Housing Authority  scored 54 out of 100 in a federal audit under Henry Alvarez’s leadership.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee cited Valencia Gardens at 15th and Valencia streets as an example of a housing project that has thrived under a public-private partnership.

San Francisco seeks model approach to improve public housing

San Francisco’s experience with traditional public housing might be coming to an…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee cited Valencia Gardens at 15th and Valencia streets as an example of a housing project that has thrived under a public-private partnership.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHunters View tenants gather Thursday at an event marking the first units’ completion. Though City Hall touted the milestone

Residents gripe about heat and leaks in brand new Hunters Point public housing

Leaky doors and nonfunctional heaters greeted some incoming tenants at a public…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHunters View tenants gather Thursday at an event marking the first units’ completion. Though City Hall touted the milestone