Cities Diverge on Housing
Three recently enacted measures have transformed San Francisco into the Bay Area leader for addressing housing affordability. Meanwhile, Berkeley is in full retreat.
At its June 27 meeting, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Read More »
The times they are a changin’ when it comes to San Francisco and Berkeley housing.
On June 13, San Francisco’s Mayor Lee signed HOME SF into law. The Katy Tang-sponsored measure will add 16,000 housing units in the next two Read More »
Filed under: Bay Area / California by Randy Shaw Comments Off on Rising Rents, Green Activism Spur Pro-Housing Movement
Berkeley has gotten national publicity recently over alt-right activists using the city to wage fake battles over “free speech.” Now Berkeley could get on the national map for a different reason: its city government wants to slash housing construction despite Read More »