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.
Check out rental sites for San Francisco, especially the trendier parts: Well over $3,000 a month for a one-bedroom flat and nearly $5,000 for two bedrooms.
A 45-day moratorium would affect two dozen projects in the city’s Mission District, which has witnessed skyrocketing prices amid a technology jobs boom.
Massage therapists and day spa owners say they are being hurt by a 45-day moratorium city lawmakers imposed on the opening, expansion and relocation of bodywork businesses.
San 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.
Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In Possible First Step Toward Rent Control
Rents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.
Several 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.
The Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. In addition police will wear body cameras.
The city council is looking to create a better set of guidelines and rules before allowing any new watering holes from opening.
Residents of lower Nob Hill, frustrated with the raucous bar scene that has cropped up near Polk Street, have been pushing San Francisco officials for a moratorium on bars in the neighborhood.