San Francisco’s Inclusionary Housing Mess

Posted February 27, 2018 by

Supervisors Undermining Inclusionary Law San Francisco’s inclusionary housing law is not working as designed. And something needs to be done about it. Soon. Inclusionary housing laws require that developers make a percentage of their new units affordable or pay an
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SF’s Mythical “Vacant” SROs

Posted February 27, 2018 by

San Francisco does not have nearly 2000 vacant SROs A recent story in SF Curbed described designer Eric Schmitt’s placing signs reading “Housing Displacement Facts” on buildings which he claimed were “vacant” or partially vacant SROs.  According to the story,
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When a Neighborhood Becomes a Revolving Door for Dominicans: Rising Housing Costs in Washington Heights/Inwood and the Declining Presence of Dominicans

Posted February 27, 2018 by Ramona Hernández, Utku Sezgin and Sarah Marrara

For a copy of the full report, click here [From the report’s introduction] This is a policy brief on Dominicans, gentrification, and affordable housing, aims to draw attention to the worrying trends in Washington Heights/Inwood regarding the lack of affordable
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted February 22, 2018 by

Subject: SF Judge Who Tried to Kill Rent Control Faces Election Challenge Dear Mr. Shaw, This news about Judge Karnow is robust even by my standards, which include being friends, and working with Jose Morales during our Ellis Act eviction
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