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San Francisco Housing

Lydia O'Connor

One Of America's Most Unaffordable Cities Reopens Public Housing Waitlist | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

San Francisco, home to a highly visible homeless population, is reopening its public housing waitlist this month for the first time in more than four ...

Lydia O'Connor

Airbnb Faces Near-Ban In San Francisco | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

Home-sharing supporters gathered outside San Francisco City Hall Tuesday to protest a proposal they said would nearly outlaw short-term housing rental...

Solving the San Francisco Housing Shortage: Lessons Learned From Seattle

Jiyan Wei | Posted 04.28.2014 | San Francisco
Jiyan Wei

The accessibility of housing in San Francisco has been an issue gaining steam over the past several years. A closer look at residential permits classified as "new construction" projects reveals a glaring disparity between Seattle and San Francisco since 2006.

Aaron Sankin

The Unluckiest Group In The Search For An Affordable Apartment | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.20.2013 | San Francisco

Marisol was at the end of her rope. The 24-year-old San Francisco State University student, her husband Zach and their dog Lucy had spent months v...

Million Dollar City

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.31.2013 | San Francisco

Earlier this month, San Francisco reached a potentially dubious milestone--the median price of a home in the city topped $1 million. To give a sen...

Aaron Sankin

Is San Francisco's Housing Market Headed For Disaster? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.16.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- As anyone who even thought about buying a home in San Francisco in the past few years can readily attest, the city's real estate mark...

Bad News For Home Buyers

San Jose Mercury News | Pete Carey | Posted 06.03.2013 | San Francisco

As the Bay Area's prime homebuying season begins, a witches' brew of market forces is making this spring one of the toughest times in memory to purcha...

HEARTBREAK: Growing Up Poor In America's Most Expensive City

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.25.2012 | San Francisco

Earlier this week, the PBS documentary show Frontline released a heartbreaking video about the struggles of an 11-year-old girl living on the margins ...

Will The City Start Renting Apartments The Size Of Parking Spots?

| Posted 09.08.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of the San Francisco Public Press. By Chase Niesner San Francisco of the near future could be a place where th...

San Francisco Housing Just Got Even More Expensive

AP | By MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The cost of building a new home in California is expected to go up under tighter energy efficiency rules that follow in the state's l...

Aaron Sankin

A Mom's Dilemma: The Struggle To Keep Families In San Francisco | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.13.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- We have a problem. For decades, we've been chasing away our moms. San Francisco has the lowest percentage of children of any major...

Matt Sledge

Twitter Tax Break Divides Politicians | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.18.2011 | San Francisco

If Twitter thought its time in the political spotlight was over the day it won a tax break from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, it was wrong. ...