SFHAC Members Win Bid to Develop Affordable Housing at 88 Broadway

SFHAC Members Win Bid to Develop Affordable Housing at 88 Broadway

The SF Housing Action Coalition congratulates the John Stewart Company, BRIDGE Housing and Leddy Matyum Stacy Architects for winning the City’s Request for Proposals (RFP) to develop the two parking lots at 88 Broadway Street into 182 homes for low- and middle-income residents. “JSCO and BRIDGE are very pleased to have been selected for this…

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Warm Weather and Even Warmer Residents

Warm Weather and Even Warmer Residents

Andy Mullan, a New Hampshire native, and Bayview resident moved to San Francisco from Washington DC in 2012. He quickly became interested in SF politics because, “Being engaged with your local government is a really incredible learning experience.” We asked Andy to share his thoughts about housing and his reasons for being a Friend of…

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URGENT: Locals Threaten State Density Bonus

The Affordable Housing Bonus Program (AHBP) conversation may be quiet in San Francisco at the moment, but the state’s density bonus law is front and center in Sacramento! SFHAC has been a strong supporter of the local AHBP, a proposed local tool that would give concessions and benefits, or bonuses, to housing developments that include a…

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Looking at the Futures of I-280 and I-980 As Weathervanes For Transit Policy

Last Friday, SFHAC’s Regulatory Committee heard a presentation on a topic well outside of our usual policy area of housing production in San Francisco: our growing transportation predicament. Gillian Gillett, the City’s Director of Transportation Policy, and Chris Sensinig, with Van Meter Williams Pollack, showed us how two key freeways indicate where regional transportation planners,…

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Planning Commission Debates the Inclusionary Housing Trailing Legislation

Last week, the Planning Commission voted on the trailing legislation that would enact the Sups Kim- Peskin June charter amendment. The stakes of this discussion are very high since it affects thousands of homes that are in the planning process pipeline, but not yet finally approved. The SFHAC has serious concerns about some last-minute additions…

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Here’s How to Get Your Housing Questions Answered

Housing policy isn’t simple. But that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be understandable. If only we knew what you wanted to know about building new housing in San Francisco we’d provide the answers!  What do you want to know about housing?  Here’s your chance to get your housing questions answered using the SF Housing Action Coalition’s 160…

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