housing

19 Nov 2021

Friday News Roundup: Breed Pushes Drug Use Sites & Booster Appointments Now Available

Hey there, San Francisco.  Happy Friday. This week we learned that Mayor London Breed is pushing forward with a plan to open a supervised drug consumption site in the Tenderloin. And, all residents 18 years or older can start booking their booster shot appointments. More info on how to do

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05 Nov 2021

The NIMBYs of El Cerrito Need to Chill the Hell Out

El Cerrito or Little Hill in English is mostly thought of as a well-located bedroom community straddling the line separating Alameda County from Contra Costa County…if it’s thought of at all. But urban housing scarcity in city centers such as San Francisco, and increasingly Oakland, have made neighboring cities more

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 4
08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
05 May 2021

Landlords’ ADU Conversions Create ‘A Living Hell’ For SF Tenants

The above image of a tiny, combined kitchen-bathroom — with the toilet inside the shower and the toilet paper roll just an arm’s grab away in the kitchen — is the future that San Francisco landlords want. This image is from an honest to god, actual listing for 698 Bush

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 3
05 Mar 2021

SF Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for People Exiting Homelessness

San Francisco city leaders on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of a future affordable housing complex in the city’s South of Market neighborhood that is set to provide housing for 96 people exiting homelessness. The $52 million project at 53 Colton St. is expected to completed by late 2022. “Projects like

Bay City News 0
11 Dec 2019

Berkeley BART Housing Battle Rages On

The topic of Bay Area housing development is complicated. Renters burdened by market rates lament the struggle. Communities resist aesthetic changes, especially when high-density proposals are made. Developers seek to maximize profits. Local governments battle between zoning determinations, pragmatic needs and neighborhood cultures. Although there is a sense of hope

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19 Nov 2019

Outer Sunset NIMBYs Mutilate Star Wars Metaphor to Stop a Building

A proposed 20-unit project in the Outer Sunset across 45th Avenue from Outerlands has gotten a local Green Party activist up in arms. The future 3945 Judah St., which would take up a vacant lot that was formerly a gas station, would basically be a model of transit-adjacent urban infill

Peter-Astrid Kane 0
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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15 Mar 2019

Want to Create Real Change in SF? Join the Civil Grand Jury

If any readers out there are looking around at San Francisco and feeling frustrated, outraged, and/or ready for some action, I have a potent suggestion to offer you: sign up for a year on the Civil Grand Jury. The Civil Grand Jury is a watchdog agency that investigates goings on

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