Co-Living is Coming to San Francisco

Co-Living is Coming to San Francisco

Co-Living is coming, and as we are all well aware, housing is the Bay Area’s burning topic of the day. The housing shortage is reported by local and national news, and you can’t walk down the street or ride on BART without overhearing multiple people discussing how the housing crisis is affecting them. How the…

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SFHAC Joins State Lands Commission Lawsuit Challenging Prop B

SFHAC Joins State Lands Commission Lawsuit Challenging Prop B

In January 2015, the SF Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) joined four other organizations in an amicus brief that supports the California State Lands Commission’s (SLC’s) lawsuit challenging the legality of Prop B, the waterfront height limits initiative approved by the San Francisco voters in June 2014. The SLC’s lawsuit challenges the legality of Prop B…

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Take Action: STOP the Housing Moratorium in the Mission

BREAKING NEWS: Mission District Supervisor David Campos is proposing a housing moratorium to stop building market-rate housing in a large area around the 24th Street corridor, and would only allow production of 100% affordable housing. If successful, this misguided policy could bring ALL housing production to a halt in this area.  This is BAD housing policy that not…

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Exploring Urbanism from Within: ADU Exhibit

Exploring Urbanism from Within: ADU Exhibit

It’s no secret that San Francisco urbanism is amidst a housing crisis. Quite simply, our housing supply hasn’t been able to keep up with growing demand. Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), or Secondary Units, are a part of the solution. Within the last year, Supervisor Scott Wiener and former Supervisor David Chiu have authored successful legislation…

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Smaller-Scale Planning Initiatives Could Guide Future Housing Development

Smaller-Scale Planning Initiatives Could Guide Future Housing Development

On February 3rd, SFHAC, SPUR and the AIA San Francisco co-sponsored a panel that focused on the next steps in area planning following the major efforts of the past decade that created landmark area plans such as Eastern Neighborhoods and Market-Octavia. Except for the pending Central SoMa Plan, no new plans are being contemplated. Since…

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Oakland is Open for Business

Oakland is Open for Business

A large group of folks from the SF Housing Action Coalition and the Bay Area Council spent last Thursday exploring Oakland’s development potential on a bus tour hosted by our two organizations. Mayor Libby Schaaf kicked off the day at Oakland City Hall with an rousing welcome, highlighting why it’s a great time to invest…

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