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SF Approves $114 Million for More Affordable HousingSF Approves $114 Million for More Affordable Housing
By - posted 6/30/2022
Brand New, Housing, San Francisco

By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation The San Francisco Board of Supervisors and Mayor London Breed came to an agreement late Monday on a spending package to acquire, construct and repair more affordable housing projects in the city. If approved, the $114 million in spending will include $40 million for land more...

SF Supervisors Vote Unanimously to Provide Shelter for AllSF Supervisors Vote Unanimously to Provide Shelter for All
By - posted 6/9/2022
Housing, San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed Supervisor Rafael Mandelman’s “A Place For All” ordinance to provide shelter for “everyone willing to accept it,” the county announced. The unanimous vote will make it the policy of the City and County of San Francisco to offer all people experiencing homelessness more...

SF Neighborhood Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against The CitySF Neighborhood Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against The City
By - posted 6/8/2022
Housing, San Francisco

By Joe Dworetzky, Bay City News Foundation A class-action lawsuit seeks to hold the City of San Francisco responsible for raising up the sinking sidewalks in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood. The suit, filed last week in the Superior Court of San Francisco County, is based on a chain of agreements more...

SF Opens 127-unit, 100% Affordable Housing Development in the MissionSF Opens 127-unit, 100% Affordable Housing Development in the Mission
By - posted 6/2/2022
Brand New, Housing, San Francisco

San Francisco just celebrated the grand opening of Casa Adelante – 2060 Folsom Street, a 127-unit, 100% affordable housing development in the Mission District. Located on the site of what was once a vacant parking lot, the nine-story development includes 29 homes designated for transitional-aged youth and 95 homes for more...

Oakland Rent Hikes Now Capped at 3%Oakland Rent Hikes Now Capped at 3%
By - posted 6/2/2022
Housing, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news that Oakland City Council recently voted to cap rent hikes to 3%.  The law goes into effect on June 7, 2022. This will be a big help for Oakland renters; approximately 60% of Oakland residents are tenants. This came as a swift change from more...

SF Plans to End Trans Homelessness By 2027SF Plans to End Trans Homelessness By 2027
By - posted 5/30/2022
Brand New, Housing, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

Mayor London N. Breed just announced a plan in her proposed two-year budget to end homelessness for transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) San Franciscans in five years. The plan to end trans homelessness will be a collaborative effort between the Mayor’s Office on Housing and Community Development (MOHCD), the Department more...

SF Opens New 160-Unit Permanent Supportive Housing Complex in SoMaSF Opens New 160-Unit Permanent Supportive Housing Complex in SoMa
By - posted 5/18/2022
Brand New, Getting Help, Housing, San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor London Breed unveiled a new, 160-unit permanent supportive housing complex in the city’s SOMA District on Monday for adults and families with a history of homelessness. The site, located at 1321 Mission, consists of 40 multi-bedroom units for families and 120 units for individuals. Delivering Innovation in Supportive more...

Former Oakland Army Base May House 1,000 Unhoused ResidentsFormer Oakland Army Base May House 1,000 Unhoused Residents
By - posted 5/9/2022
Housing, Oakland

By Keith Burbank, Bay City News Roughly 1,000 homeless residents of Oakland may soon be able to find shelter on the city’s former Army base following a resolution approved Tuesday by the City Council. Councilmember Carroll Fife proposed the idea, and the City Council told staff to study it. Staff must more...

SF Celebrates Grand Opening of 100% Affordable Housing in the MissionSF Celebrates Grand Opening of 100% Affordable Housing in the Mission
By - posted 5/5/2022
Brand New, Housing, San Francisco

San Francisco celebrated the grand opening of Casa Adelante—2828 16th Street, a 143 unit, 100% affordable housing development in the Mission District. Formerly known as 1990 Folsom, the development designates 36 units for public housing residents relocating from Potrero Hill and Sunnydale HOPE SF sites. The remaining 107 units are more...

North Bay's Rohnert Park Buys Land for $12.5 Million to Build Brand New DowntownNorth Bay’s Rohnert Park Buys Land for $12.5 Million to Build Brand New Downtown
By - posted 4/20/2022
Brand New, City Insight, Housing

Rohnert Park city officials are taking a big step toward a future downtown. The city aims to fulfill residents’ long-standing desire for an inviting, walkable downtown that will become the heart of the City. The city’s $12.5 million offer was accepted one week ago on a 30-acre parcel of land at more...

SF's "Phoenix Irish Bar" in Mission to be Demolished for New HousingSF’s “Phoenix Irish Bar” in Mission to be Demolished for New Housing
By - posted 4/19/2022
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Housing, San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that the 21-year old pub, The Phoenix Irish Bar & Restaurant, located at 811 Valencia Street in the Mission, is set to be demolished. The 63-year-old building is being demolished to make way for the construction of a brand new six-story, mixed-use building. more...

Tiny Homes Take Over Part of BART Parking LotTiny Homes Take Over Part of BART Parking Lot
By - posted 4/4/2022
Housing, Transportation

If you’re taking BART to the Castro Valley Station off Redwood Road, you may notice a peculiar sight in the parking lot. Two tiny homes, created by the Bay Area-based company Spacial, have landed at the spacious lot, which is currently underutilized by passengers as BART continues to welcome riders more...

SF & Oakland Awarded $22 Million to Convert Hotels Into Housing for the UnhousedSF & Oakland Awarded $22 Million to Convert Hotels Into Housing for the Unhoused
By - posted 3/30/2022
Bay Area Updates, Getting Help, Housing

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation Oakland and San Francisco have been awarded a combined $22 million in state grants to convert hotels in each city into permanent housing for homeless residents, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office said Wednesday. The city of Oakland will receive $14.8 million to buy and renovate the more...

The World's Largest "Green Roof" Coming to the Bay AreaThe World’s Largest “Green Roof” Coming to the Bay Area
By - posted 3/28/2022
Brand New, Green, Housing

The Rise, a brand new mixed-use development, previously known as Vallco Town Center, is coming to Cupertino. The new development features 7 million square feet, designed with years of community input, to provide an iconic, forward-thinking town center at the heart of the city renowned for design and technology and more...

SF Opens Its First Tiny Home Village for the UnhousedSF Opens Its First Tiny Home Village for the Unhoused
By - posted 3/16/2022
Brand New, Housing, San Francisco

San Francisco has opened their first tiny home village launching with its first 30 rooms of a 70-room pilot cabin project for people experiencing homelessness located at 33 Gough Street. “This is a great example of how public and private partners can join together to meet the immediate needs of people experiencing more...