Inside AVA 55 Ninth

Over 25 SFHAC members took a guided tour of Mid-Market’s new mixed-use development, AVA 55 Ninth. Developer Joe Kirchofer of Avalon Bay and architect Matt Benz of Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) led our group through the building showing us the model units for this 273-unit rental building with 33 below-market rate (BMRs) on-site. The tour…

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SFHAC Policy Work Update

The SFHAC Regulatory Committee is busy these days! For those of you not familiar with this Committee, this is the group that takes action on housing policy work and legislative issues in San Francisco. In response to the Mayor’s Housing Task Force, the SFHAC has formed three working groups to dig deeper into specific topics…

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Transit-Oriented Vision in 19th Avenue Corridor in Southwest San Francisco Advances

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) has released the Final Report for the 19th Avenue Transit Study that explores the feasibility of re-locating the Muni M-Ocean View light-rail line from the 19th Avenue median to the west side of the street through grade-separated crossings. The Study builds on recent transit-oriented land use plans at…

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