Housing & Homelessness (News)

Tides Foundation "Right to the City" Report Released

Submitted by News Desk on Sat, 12/29/2007 - 10:00pm

What do we lose when all of our urban centers start to look the same?

How can we connect urban development with green jobs, better schools and affordable housing?

Question of intent

Submitted by Reporter on Tue, 11/27/2007 - 10:00pm

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, former mayor Willie Brown, Sup. Sophie Maxwell, and Mayor Gavin Newsom in recent weeks have come out in support of a proposed ballot measure that would allow Lennar Corp. to develop thousands of new homes at Candlestick Point, create 350 acres of parks, and possibly build a new 49ers stadium at Hunters Point Shipyard.

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Housing: the urbanist approach

Submitted by Reporter on Tue, 11/27/2007 - 10:00pm

OPINION We're in a tough spot as a city when it comes to housing costs. As the price of living here goes ever higher, we lose everything special about the culture of San Francisco.

Here's the dilemma: more people want to live here than we are creating places for.

Lennar pile-on

Submitted by Reporter on Tue, 10/02/2007 - 10:00pm

Claiming that a rash of health problems in the Bayview is related to dust from Lennar Corp.'s Parcel A construction site at the Hunters Point Shipyard, a busload of Bayview–Hunters Point 49ers fans rode to the team's headquarters in Santa Clara on Sept. 26 to ask the team not to build a new stadium with the Miami developer.

New Orleans Rebuilding Plan Stirs Anger

Submitted by News Desk on Mon, 03/20/2006 - 10:00pm
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NEW ORLEANS — Mayor C. Ray Nagin faced another hurricane Monday, this one of rage as residents stood to criticize his plan to rebuild New Orleans.

Speakers have just three minutes during the public-comment session, but it doesn't take long to say not enough is being done.

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