There are currently 6,700 units of housing under construction in San Francisco and another 5,000 for which the ground should soon be broken, the building permits for which have already been requested or approved.
In addition, another 26,900 units of housing have been approved to be developed, but that includes 10,500 units by Candlestick, 7,800 units on Treasure Island and 5,680 units in Park-Merced, projects which have overall timelines measured in decades, not years.
And with plans for another 12,000 units currently being reviewed by the City’s Planning Department, San Francisco’s Housing Pipeline currently totals over 50,000 units.
A breakdown of the number of housing units in the works across San Francisco by neighborhood (not including those at Candlestick, Park-Merced or Treasure Island):
The latest San Francisco Housing Pipeline report in its entirety: Q3 2014.
And for context, roughly 3,000 units of housing wrapped up construction in San Francisco over the past year; 13,000 units have been built since 2007; and 27,000 units have been added to the city’s housing stock since the year 2000.