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33 Brand New Mid-Market Apartments For Around A Grand A Month

33 Brand New Mid-Market Apartments For Around A Grand A Month

While the going price for a new studio apartment in San Francisco is averaging over $2,400 a month and Mid-Market one-bedrooms are running closer to $3,500 for 700 square feet of space, eleven (11) of the new one-bedrooms in the 273 unit building nearing completion at 55 Ninth Street... Read More »

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

The Western Addition block bounded by Divisadero, Geary, Scott and O’Farrell was developed in the 1960s with six low-rise residential buildings around a central courtyard, the Midtown Park Apartment complex provides 140 affordable dwelling units managed by Mercy Housing. In need of a full renovation, the current plan is... Read More »

Breaking New Ground Over In Oakland Unless BART Is On Strike

Breaking New Ground Over In Oakland Unless BART Is On Strike

Bridge Housing will officially break ground on Mural at 40th Street and Telegraph Avenue over in Oakland on October 25, the second phase of MacArthur Station, the master-planned development on BART’s MacArthur Station parking lot. Mural will consist of 90 apartments for households with incomes ranging from 30 to... Read More »

Commission Slated To Certify Mercy’s Impact On Sixth Street

Commission Slated To Certify Mercy’s Impact On Sixth Street

Two weeks from now, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Mercy Housing to move forward with their plans to build a nine-story residential building with 67 affordable housing units on the corner of 6th and Howard streets, razing the Hugo Hotel... Read More »

Affordable Housing Headwinds And TNDC’s New Tack In San Francisco

Affordable Housing Headwinds And TNDC’s New Tack In San Francisco

From Don Falk, Executive Director at Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC), with respect to the challenges of financing affordable housing development in San Francisco and the development of 168-186 Eddy Street at the corner of Taylor: In a short time, we have seen dramatic changes in the world of... Read More »

Market Rate Development On Track In SF, Affordable Housing Isn’t

As determined by the state Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the regional Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), the current Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) calls for a target of 31,193 housing units to be built in San Francisco between 2007 and 2014. With 7,826 market... Read More »