Tim Colen

Bay Area officials have embarked upon a lengthy process to determine the future of the 684-Brisbane Baylands site. (Courtesy Universal Paragon Corp.)

Dispute over Brisbane Baylands development will bleed into next year

Brisbane city officials have kicked off a months-long process to determine what…

 

Brisbane is ready to approve a project that creates space for a large number of new jobs, but ignores the issue of where its workers are supposed to live or how far they’ll need to drive to get to there. (Courtesy photo)

Why housing in Brisbane matters to the region

A lot of attention has been focused recently on sleepy little Brisbane,…

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Mayor’s veto could improve housing

There’s a high-stakes chess game playing out in the state Capitol that…

 

Rendering of 2000 Bryant St. (Courtesy BDE Architecture)

Ideological purity or affordable housing on Bryant Street?

An important housing proposal in the Mission District is seeking its permit…

Rendering of 2000 Bryant St. (Courtesy BDE Architecture)

Strange path to density bonuses

San Francisco, known for its varied neighborhoods, has seen them convulsed recently…

A development proposed near Fifth and Mission streets has some people worried that current residents could face eviction if too many well-heeled new residents move in.  (Courtesy Forest City)

5M project shows we need to protect, sustain existing housing

No amount of shiny gifts can ease the threat of housing displacement.…

A development proposed near Fifth and Mission streets has some people worried that current residents could face eviction if too many well-heeled new residents move in.  (Courtesy Forest City)