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Major NoPa Redevelopment Slated for Approval

Major NoPa Redevelopment Slated for Approval

In the works since mid-2015, plans to level the Divisadero Touchless Carwash and Roy’s Shell station on the corner of Divisadero and Oak and develop a six-story building upon the 41,000-square-foot site could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. In addition to leveling the corner Shell... Read More »

Affordable Units about to Rise on Previously Prohibited Site

Affordable Units about to Rise on Previously Prohibited Site

Having successfully rezoned the north side of 16th Street, between Folsom and Shotwell, to both allow housing to be built on the previously zoned Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR) site (a designation which explicitly prohibits housing) and raise its height limit from 58 to 90 feet, the ceremonial ground... Read More »

Asking Rents Inch Up in San Francisco, Slip in Oakland

Asking Rents Inch Up in San Francisco, Slip in Oakland

The weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco, including one-off rentals as well as units in larger developments, has inched up $25 over the past month to $4,175, which is roughly 2 percent higher versus the same time last year but still 5 percent below its... Read More »

Asking Rents in San Francisco and Oakland Slip in First Quarter

Asking Rents in San Francisco and Oakland Slip in First Quarter

Having reversed course last year, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco and Oakland slipped a little over one (1) percent in the first quarter of 2019 but with a bit of seasonality in play. Including one-off rentals, as well as those in larger developments,... Read More »

Ground for 157 Affordable Apartments Will Be Broken Next Week

Ground for 157 Affordable Apartments Will Be Broken Next Week

With financing having been secured and San Francisco’s first Navigation Center, which had temporarily occupied the former Phoenix Continuation High School site, having been shuttered/moved, the ground for 157 below market rate (BMR) rental units to rise at 1950 Mission Street will officially be broken this coming Monday, March... Read More »

Asking Rents Inch up in San Francisco, Slip in Oakland

Asking Rents Inch up in San Francisco, Slip in Oakland

Having reversed course last year, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has inched up over the past two months and slipped in Oakland. Including one-off rentals, as well as those in larger developments, the average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco is... Read More »

Affordable Development in the Mission Finally Breaks Ground

Affordable Development in the Mission Finally Breaks Ground

Having survived a parking related challenge, the plans for a nine-story building with 127 units of affordable housing to rise on the northern half of the parking lot parcel at the corner of Folsom and 17th Street, adjacent to the new In Chan Kaajal Park on the southern half... Read More »

Tenant Buyouts Tick Up in San Francisco, Averaged $48K Last Year

Tenant Buyouts Tick Up in San Francisco, Averaged $48K Last Year

Over the past year, a total of 379 buyout agreements between landlords and their tenants were inked and filed with the City, as now required by law. That’s up 13 percent from the 335 buyout agreements filed in 2017 and 18 percent more than the 320 filed in 2016.... Read More »

Rents in San Francisco and Oakland Reversed Course in 2018

Rents in San Francisco and Oakland Reversed Course in 2018

Having dropped in 2017, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco and Oakland ticked up in 2018 but both markets remain below peak. Including one-off rentals, as well as those in larger developments, the average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco is now... Read More »

City Attorney Intends to Tag Couple for Affordable Housing Fraud

City Attorney Intends to Tag Couple for Affordable Housing Fraud

Back in 1999, Caroline Novak appears to have fraudulently purchased a below market rate (BMR) condo at 300 Beale Street, having failed to disclose that she already co-owned property in San Mateo which would have disqualified her from participating in San Francisco’s BMR program. Having paid $178,500 for the... Read More »