San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ President David Chiu is seeking affordable housing options for tenants with two proposals. One deals with Ellis Act evictions and the other with in-law units.
Qualifying first-time home buyers looking to crack the San Francisco housing market are being encouraged to enter a lottery for below market rate condominiums in the Hays Valley neighborhood.
Politicians and tenant’s rights activists blocked the stairwell of a Jackson Street apartment building in San Francisco Wednesday to show support for the Lee family who are scheduled to be evicted under the Ellis Act because a new property owner bought their building.
San Francisco’s first responders will be eligible to receive up to $100,000 in assistance for a down payment on a home through a program launched Tuesday by city officials.
Affordable housing advocates held a protest outside the Santa Clara County Housing Authority on Tuesday over proposed cuts to Section 8 housing vouchers.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Land Use Committee has approved a compromise plan dealing with condo conversions that’s making affordable housing advocates happy if the full board decides to pass it.
San Jose City Council held a special study session Tuesday to look at new funding options to build affordable housing now that the state has eliminated redevelopment agencies.
The contribution marks the first installment of $37.5 million dedicated for those purposes, and Mayor Ed Lee, who spoke at a ceremony at City Hall Thursday morning celebrating the donation, said he intends to ensure that promise is met.
On Thursday Mayor Ed Lee got down to the task of figuring out how to continue to fund affordable and workforce housing following the demise of the city’s redevelopment agency, which closed its doors Wednesday.
San Francisco may have a gay friendly reputation, but seniors in the LGBT community have complained the goodwill doesn’t apply to them, especially when it comes to affordable housing and health care.