Affordable Housing

16 Sep 2019

Affordable Housing Construction Near Waterfront Unearths Amazing Artifacts

Two new affordable housing developments just off of the Embarcadero in the northeast waterfront will welcome residents who will live above layers of history. Developers BRIDGE Housing Corporation and The John Stewart Company broke ground July 9 on 125 units for individuals and families at 88 Broadway and 53 for

Geri Koeppel 0
16 Sep 2019

The Bay Area’s Housing Crisis Could be Alleviated by developing Marin County

Marin County, the wealthiest of the North Bay’s four counties, and one of the wealthiest in the United States, is largely untouched, and undeveloped. As a result, Marin County is gorgeous. It has rolling hills that trail down from picturesque Mt. Tamalpais, redwood trees, miles of coastline on the Pacific,

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
30 Jan 2018

Housing for SF Artists

Yo, if you’re an artist (of any kind) living in the bay or looking to move here, there’s s free seminar today on how to get affordable housing and free financial services in San Francisco.  It is possible!!  And thank the SF Arts Commission for providing the funding and MEDA for the

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
07 Sep 2017

New Affordable Housing Resources for SF Artists

If you are like us, you’re tired of losing San Francisco artists and creatives to eviction and displacement because of skyrocketing housing costs.  The good news is there is some recent money and support being set aside for affordable housing specifically for artists and nonprofit workers in SF.  18% of

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
13 Nov 2014

The Secret, Longhair, Radical Activist History of Mayor Ed Lee

Get this — SF Mayor Ed Lee was once a radical tenants’ rights activist back in the 1970s. Yes, I said tenants’ rights activist. The same Ed Lee who currently presides over a stratospheric real estate boom that’s evicting unprecedented numbers of ethnic working class families and elderly people once dedicated his life to

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
31 Jul 2014

San Francisco’s Biggest Homeownership Secret: Below Market Rate Housing

Most San Franciscans have no idea that they qualify to own their own home! I’m not talking miles outside of the city in suburban child factory land, but in San Francisco proper!  A portion of all new construction in San Francisco, currently a minimum of 12%, is required by law to be sold as price

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