housing crisis

15 May 2019

For Some, the Choice Is RV Dwelling or the Street

With people struggling to survive in the Bay Area, more and more have turned to living in vehicles, RVs or cars, but many cities are turning them away. Poverty is unattractive to the fortunate few who can afford mortgages or soaring rent. Tech bros don’t want the inconvenience of stepping

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25 Mar 2019

100,000 Homes Sit Empty in the San Francisco Bay Area

For those struggling to make it in such an expensive market, the figure’s shocking.

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
24 Oct 2018

mySight: FInally, a tech solution to San Francisco’s homelessness problem

Guest post by Chad McDingleberry: Chief Visionary of mySight San Francisco, you’re far too beautiful for the depressing and uncomfortable blight of homelessness. Tents blocking the path of my scooter? Rude. Human feces on the street? Blech. Death and addiction at our doorsteps? Gross. People keep throwing ideas and solutions around that

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22 Oct 2018

How Prop 10 Would Help Resolve the Housing Crisis

Ask a Tenant Attorney is your chance to learn how to survive as a tenant in San Francisco. Each month Tenant’s Rights Attorney Daniel Wayne addresses a different issue for residential tenants. In this edition we discuss why it is crucial to vote YES on Prop 10 on November 6.

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02 Mar 2018

New Hip-Hop Song “Housing Crisis” Takes Unflinching Look at SF’s Huge Problem

I received this press release a little bit ago. As I’m doing a million things before I have to run to work I’m just gonna paste it below. That said I know many of you will really appreciate the message in this song. He calls out lots of folks who

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
26 Jan 2018

Could a Housing Bill Fight Segregation in San Francisco?

Senator Scott Wiener recently announced Senate Bill 827, which would enable denser housing construction around major transit stations and frequently used bus stops. Most California communities limit the number of Californians who can live near public transportation through low-density zoning. SB 827 is a major blow to low-density zoning, which

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01 Dec 2015

A Gentleman’s Guide to Lavish Poverty in San Francisco

Do you remember a time when San Francisco was relatively affordable, rich with culture and community, and thriving local business? ­Neither do I. I am a “transplant”, and there’s a decent chance, you are too. The San Francisco housing crisis and being “priced out” seem to be two indicative buzzwords on a lot of people’s daily vernacular

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21 Sep 2015

Let’s Fix This City: Fast, Affordable, Housing

The annual changes in building codes, one building inspector told me, occur to insure that there’s always work in construction. It has nothing to do with public safety.

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