SF Supes To Vote On Luxury Condo MoratoriumA 45-day moratorium would affect two dozen projects in the city's Mission District, which has witnessed skyrocketing prices amid a technology jobs boom.
Two Sides Clash Over Conflicting Reports On Airbnb’s Impact On SF’s Housing MarketTwo new reports looking into the impact short-term rental companies such as Airbnb have had on housing in San Francisco have come to different conclusions.
SF Supervisor Short 4 Votes In Call For Mission District Housing MoratoriumSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos and a coalition of activists are calling for a moratorium on the construction of market-rate housing in the City's Mission District.
Rise In Mission District Fires Spark Arson Suspicions Among Housing Rights ActivistsA spike in San Francisco apartment fires is causing housing rights activists to become suspicious of landlords trying to push out lower-income tenants.
Massive Mission District Fire That Killed 1 Person May Have Been ElectricalThe San Francisco Fire Department has determined that a major apartment fire in San Francisco's Mission District in January that claimed the life of one man was not intentionally set and may have been the result of an electrical fault
Economist Says More Bay Area Market-Rate Housing Needed, Not A MoratoriumSeveral Bay Area cities are considering a freeze on residential construction except for affordable housing. But at a Bay Area Council forum on the idea, a leading economist said that’s exactly the wrong response to the housing crisis.
Airbnb To Pay Millions Of Dollars In Back Taxes To San FranciscoThe short-term housing rental service Airbnb has agreed to pay back taxes owed to San Francisco that were estimated to be millions of dollars.
David Campos Concedes To David Chiu In Race For San Francisco Assembly SeatSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos has conceded the race for the District 17 state assembly seat, his rival Supervisor David Chiu said Thursday evening.
SF City Attorney To Appeal Court’s Ruling To End Ellis Act-Relocation PaymentsSan Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced on Wednesday that they would appeal a federal court’s ruling that quashes mandatory relocation payments for the city’s tenants evicted through California’s Ellis Act.
San Francisco Law Forcing Higher Relocation Payments For Evicted Tenants Struck DownSan Francisco property owners have scored a legal victory over the city involving payments to relocate evicted tenants.
Landlords Challenge San Francisco Law That Compensates Evicted Tenants Through Relocation Fees In Court A pair of senior citizens who live in a small home in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood say it’s unfair that they should have to pay $117,000 to help their evicted tenant find a new place to live.
San Francisco Supervisor Introduces Legislation To Allocate $800K For Residents Who Can't Afford HIV/AIDS DrugsSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation Tuesday that would allocate about $800,000 to not only assist San Franciscans who can’t afford preventative HIV/AIDS drugs but would also pay health navigators to increase education about the effectiveness of the drug.