San Francisco’s community of houseboat dwellers on Mission Creek, which dates back over 50 years, has some security for their unique homes with a lease through the Port of San Francisco through 2040.
California voters handily approved ballot measures Tuesday requiring that local governments pay the cost of making their records and meetings public and redirecting $600 million in bond money to provide housing for low-income veterans.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee unveiled a new budget to the Board of Supervisors, which includes nearly $100 million in funds to help make the city more affordable.
More and more, home buyers are bringing a once-rare tactic to the negotiation — all-cash offers. In San Francisco, a lot of those buyers are coming from China.
Chris Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics, said businesses will eventually follow, as many people with jobs in San Francisco and Silicon Valley have already moved to the East Bay.
Most Bay Area residents belive the region’s high cost of housing and increasing congestion on local roadways are reaching “crisis” levels, according to a new poll released Wednesday.
Teachers in San Francisco say they are being priced out of the city, and even their jobs.
The first in a series of surveys taking the pulse of Bay Area attitudes finds that crime, transportation and housing costs have been unseated as the number one concern among Bay Area residents by fears about the overall cost of living.
A study from home mortgage tracker HSH.com indicates the average worker in the San Francisco Bay Area needs to earn $137,129 a year to buy the median-priced home in the region, more than four times the salary required in the five cheapest metropolitan areas: Cleveland ($29k), Pittsburgh ($30k), St. Louis ($31), Cincinnati ($31) and Detroit ($32k).
The proposed 10 story project would bring more than 300 units to the Mission District, though many residents said they are again being priced out of their neighborhood.