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Affordable Housing Development

June 6, 2021, 11am PDT
The city has selected developers for an ambitious approach to affordable housing development on nine sites across the city.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 26, 2021, 6am PDT
The fund seeks to level the playing field by making it easier for Black and brown developers to gain access to capital.
July 13, 2020, 10am PDT
A new Berkeley development, the largest affordable housing development in city history, is slated to house 200 low-income and homeless residents by May 2022.
The Mercury News
June 24, 2020, 11am PDT
SPUR's housing report, "What Will it Really Take to Create an Affordable Bay Area," found that it will take 2.2 million units in the next 50 years to avoid worsening housing inequality.
February 26, 2020, 10am PST
A four-month-old California housing law that applies only to 100% affordable housing near transit has dramatically changed a housing proposal in an affluent Peninsula city, though it is too soon to say if the additional two-stories will be approved.
San Mateo Daily Journal
December 19, 2019, 2pm PST
The Los Angeles City Council has approved a rule that residential buildings on city property will have to be 100 percent affordable.
Curbed Los Angeles
January 23, 2019, 6am PST
Housing advocates still expect controversies over the loss of parking to make room for thousands of affordable housing units.
November 16, 2018, 11am PST
Environmentalists are up in arms after the loss of thousands of trees to make room for new developments in Nashville. Now a new affordable housing project could be the demise of the city's largest tree.