SF's New Housing Proposal

A proposed plan would make it easier for developers in San Francisco to build taller residential buildings and sidestep planning regulations in return for more affordable units.

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July 7, 2000, 10:45 AM PDT

By Laura Kraft


Under the plan proposed by San Francisco Supervisor Mark Leno, proposed residential projects larger than 10 units that need special Planning Commission approval would be required to set aside at least 12 percent of the units for affordable housing. Under current law, 10% affordable is suggested, but not enforced. The proposal comes as San Francisco faces one of the tightest housing markets in the nation.

Thanks to Laura Krafft

Friday, July 7, 2000 in The San Francisco Chronicle

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