Housing

Hunger in Chinatown: Meal Programs Among Few Pandemic Lifelines for SRO Residents (本文有中文譯版)

The Xu family, like thousands of other very low-income immigrants living in single-room-occupancy hotels, has experienced increasing food insecurity during the Covid crisis.

Fight for the Fourplex: Supes Weigh Building on Single-Family Lots, But Voters May Decide

With a rubber stamp from the planning commission and support from pro-housing advocates, a fourplex proposal that excludes affordability measures looks best poised to change local housing law.

$74 Million for Affordable Housing: SF Approves Funds to Buy Small Apartment Buildings

The program is facing reforms as it works to scale up and make housing more accessible to low-income residents.

Even Well-Paid Union Workers Can’t Afford S.F. Housing, Advocates Say

The city’s housing stock lags behind jobs growth, continuing a long-term imbalance between employment and affordability.