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The Heart Of The New Hunters View Neighborhood

The Heart Of The New Hunters View Neighborhood

The rebuilding of San Francisco’s 22-acre Hunters View public housing development into a mixed-income neighborhood will triple the number of dwelling units to 800 – half of which will be market rate – and create three new neighborhood parks, a new community center, and neighborhood-serving commercial space. The heart... Read More »

Housing Balance Versus Housing Now

Housing Balance Versus Housing Now

Supervisor Jane Kim is moving forward with a ballot measure which would require developers to obtain special authorization from the Planning Commission in order to build any market rate housing in San Francisco if a project would cause the percentage of Below Market Rate housing built in the city since... Read More »

An Incentive To Build More Affordable Housing In S.F.

An Incentive To Build More Affordable Housing In S.F.

For many areas in San Francisco, the number of dwelling units allowed to be built upon a parcel is strictly limited by the size of the lot.  For example, within districts zoned RM-1, a common designation which allows for the development of apartments and condos, a developer is allowed... Read More »

Sixth Street Rising: Hugo Hotel Replacement Recap/Timing

Sixth Street Rising: Hugo Hotel Replacement Recap/Timing

With defenestration deconstructed and the demolition permits for the old Hugo Hotel working their way through Planning, it’s time to take another look at the 9-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Sixth and Howard. Designed by Kennerly Architecture for Mercy Housing, the 200 6th Street building will provide... Read More »

Downsized Affordable Housing Development On Mission Returns

Downsized Affordable Housing Development On Mission Returns

In 2012, the Mayor’s Office of Housing withdrew their financial support for the development of a 13-story building on the parking lot at 1036 Mission between 6th and 7th Streets, a site zoned for building up to 120 feet in height. The approved project would have provided 100 apartments... Read More »

Another Battle Brewing Over Plans For Housing On Port Land

Another Battle Brewing Over Plans For Housing On Port Land

The Port of San Francisco has drafted a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of Seawall 322-1, with plans to build affordable housing upon the underdeveloped half-block parcel fronting Front Street between Broadway and Vallejo. The Site is a paved, flat, rectangular land parcel, approximately 37,810 square feet in... Read More »

Resolution To Develop Last Berry Street Block As Rental Units

Resolution To Develop Last Berry Street Block As Rental Units

A resolution to allow the development of Mission Bay “Block N4P3,” the wedge shaped parcel at 360 Berry Street adjacent to Mission Walk, across the street from Edgewater, and the last undeveloped site on Berry Street , has been introduced into legislation. While originally slated for condos, the resolution... Read More »

The Mayor’s Seven Point Plan To Solve San Francisco’s Housing Crisis

At the heart of Mayor Lee’s state of the city address this morning, a seven point plan to address San Francisco’s housing “crisis” with a goal of adding at least 30,000 new housing units in the city by the year 2020, a third of which the Mayor would like... Read More »

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 »