Housing

A luxury condo in San Francisco's Mission District. (CBS)

Housing Moratorium In San Francisco’s Mission District Qualifies For November Ballot

A proposal to enact interim zoning controls, and thereby freeze the development of market-rate housing for 18 months in San Francisco’s Mission District, has qualified for the Nov. 3 ballot.

07/15/2015

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Study: SF Losing Rent-Controlled Apartments As Fast As Its Adding Affordable Units

San Francisco is basically running in place when it comes to affordable housing. The City is losing rent-controlled units and gaining affordable apartments at the same pace.

07/13/2015

This map created by Max Galka shows couties proportionate to property value map. 
(Photo Credit: Max Galka/Metrocosm)

Property Value Animation Shows Bay Area Counties Swallowing U.S. Map

The latest illustration of just how out of whack the Bay Area housing market is shows local counties overwhelming the United States map, when counties are drawn proportionate in size to their property values.

07/09/2015

The Fairmont Hotel | San Francisco (Getty Images)

San Francisco Leads Pack With World’s Most Expensive Hotels

If you don’t have friends with sofa beds in San Francisco, start making them now.

06/30/2015

A picture shows the logo of online lodging service Airbnb displayed on a computer screen in the Airbnb offices in Paris on April 21, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Mountain View Man Renting Small Tent Near Google For $965 Per Month

The housing crisis in the South Bay is still in full swing.

06/24/2015

A mummified body was found inside this home in San Francisco's Inner Richmond. (CBS)

Hoarder’s SF Home With Mummified Corpse,’Vintage Charm’ Can Be Yours For Just Under $1 Million

The San Francisco housing market hardly flinched when a home formerly belonging to the mummified corpse of a 90-year-old went on the market.

06/23/2015

Book Concern Building at 83 McAllister St. features 60 micro-loft condos. (Google Street View)

Tiny San Francisco Loft Condo On Edge Of Tenderloin Sells For $465,000

The San Francisco real estate market is causing more jaws to drop, this time with a 411 square foot micro-loft that just sold for $465,000.

06/16/2015

A luxury condo in San Francisco's Mission District. (CBS)

Statewide Victory For Affordable Housing With California Supreme Court Ruling

The California Supreme Court has ruled that cities have broad authority to require builders to include a certain percentage of affordable housing in new projects.

06/15/2015

Black Hawk Jazz Club (Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library)

Surviving In A Sea Of Wealth: San Francisco’s Tenderloin Endures Change, Protects Housing, And Looks To The Future

Randy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district’s history, how it got it’s name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.

06/15/2015

Demonstrators line up outside the apartment of a disabled women who is expected to be evicted Wednesday. (CBS SF)

Disabled Woman Facing Eviction Expected To Be Removed From Her SF Apartment Wednesday

Dozens of people in San Francisco are standing up for a disabled woman about to get evicted Wednesday.

06/10/2015

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