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Bonus Height Debate Heats up, Possible Vote next Month

Bonus Height Debate Heats up, Possible Vote next Month

The debate over San Francisco’s proposed Affordable Housing Bonus Program (AHBP), which would allow developers to build up to three stories higher than currently zoned in exchange for providing more below-market-rate units than currently required, is heating up. While the terms of the proposed program have been amended to... Read More »

SF’s Bonus Height Program Amended to Limit Impact and ‘Abuse’

SF’s Bonus Height Program Amended to Limit Impact and ‘Abuse’

The terms of San Francisco’s proposed Affordable Housing Bonus Program (AHBP), which would allow developers to build up to three stories higher than currently zoned, have been amended. And while a public hearing for the amended program will be held this week, the potential adoption of the AHBP has... Read More »

More Height and Affordable Condos Encouraged for Van Ness Site

More Height and Affordable Condos Encouraged for Van Ness Site

San Francisco’s Planning Department has finished its preliminary review of the proposed seven-story building to rise upon the shuttered Chevron service station site at the corner of Van Ness and Union. As proposed by DM Development and in the process of being designed by Handel Architects, the 2465 Van... Read More »

No Progress for North Beach Subway Extension, and a Setback

No Progress for North Beach Subway Extension, and a Setback

While Supervisor Christensen is gone, the report she requested as to the status of the City’s discussions with the owner of the Pagoda Palace site to acquire the 1731 Powell Street parcel for the development of a North Beach station and extension of San Francisco’s $2.2 billion Central Subway... Read More »

Outer Mission Corner in Contract, Zoned for More Height and Density

Outer Mission Corner in Contract, Zoned for More Height and Density

The southeast corner of Mission Street and Foote Avenue, a four parcel site which has been home to Grant’s Auto Repair for over two decades, is in contract to be sold. And while plans for the 5500 Mission Street parcels have yet to be formally proposed, the site is... Read More »

The Potential Impact Of SF’s Bonus Height Program

The Potential Impact Of SF’s Bonus Height Program

San Francisco’s proposed Affordable Housing Bonus Program would allow developers in the city to build up to three stories higher than currently zoned, depending upon the percentage of ‘affordable’ units included on-site, the details for which we outlined in September. If adopted by both the City and developers, the... Read More »

Legislation To Allow Building Up To Three Stories Higher

Legislation To Allow Building Up To Three Stories Higher

Proposed legislation which would allow developers in San Francisco to build up to three stories higher than currently zoned, depending upon the percentage of ‘affordable’ units included on-site, has been introduced to the Board of Supervisors by the Mayor and Supervisor Katy Tang. In addition to enacting the State’s... Read More »