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City Attorney Intends to Tag Couple for Affordable Housing Fraud

City Attorney Intends to Tag Couple for Affordable Housing Fraud

Back in 1999, Caroline Novak appears to have fraudulently purchased a below market rate (BMR) condo at 300 Beale Street, having failed to disclose that she already co-owned property in San Mateo which would have disqualified her from participating in San Francisco’s BMR program. Having paid $178,500 for the... Read More »

Plans for ‘The Phoenix’ to Rise on Surplus West Oakland Site

Plans for ‘The Phoenix’ to Rise on Surplus West Oakland Site

Dubbed ‘The Phoenix’ and not to be confused with Phoenix Lofts, plans for a 316-unit development to rise up to 60 feet in height on the western edge of West Oakland, upon the former Caltrans lot now known as 801 Pine Street which was auctioned as surplus land last... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Development Breaks Ground

Waylaid Mission District Development Breaks Ground

As we first reported earlier this year: It was back in 2015 that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved the City’s $18.5 million purchase of the corner parcel at 490 South Van Ness Avenue and 16th Street in the Mission, a site which was approved for the development of... Read More »

The Latest Timing and Budget for 157 Affordable Apartments to Rise

The Latest Timing and Budget for 157 Affordable Apartments to Rise

The financing to build 157 below market rate (BMR) rental units upon the former Phoenix Continuation High School site turned Mission District Navigation Center at 1950 Mission Street is now expected to close sometime between mid-November and December 15. The ground is expected to be broken within 10 days of... Read More »

Redevelopment of Iconic Tenderloin Site Positioning to Break Ground

Redevelopment of Iconic Tenderloin Site Positioning to Break Ground

The building permits for the approved eight-story building to rise on the northwest corner of Turk and Larkin, upon the site of the iconic Kahn & Keville tire and battery shop in the Tenderloin, are close to being issued. And next month, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community... Read More »

Refined Timing for Proposed Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

Refined Timing for Proposed Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

As we first reported earlier this year: According to a draft Fiscal Responsibility report for the massive Balboa Reservoir project, the projected $560 million development, a total which doesn’t include the price of the land or community benefits which have yet to be negotiated, could break ground “as early... Read More »

Record Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Continues to Grow

Record Pipeline of Development in San Francisco Continues to Grow

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having outpaced the number of units that recently finished up construction for the third quarter in a row, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco increased by 1,800 in... Read More »

Timing and Cost of Affordable Family Housing to Rise in Mission Bay

Timing and Cost of Affordable Family Housing to Rise in Mission Bay

As we first reported earlier this year: As designed by Paulett Taggart Architects and Studio Vara for Mercy Housing, the proposed development to rise up to 74 feet in height, not including its parapets, on the western half of Mission Bay South Block 6, along Merrimac Street, between China... Read More »

The Distribution of Affordable Housing in San Francisco

The Distribution of Affordable Housing in San Francisco

Intended as a foundational element to help guide a new Housing Affordability Strategy (HAS), polices and plans for the city, the first edition of a new Housing Needs and Trends Report (HNTR) will be released to the public on July 12. A couple of key findings and statistics from... Read More »

Record Pipeline of Residential Development in San Francisco Grows

Record Pipeline of Residential Development in San Francisco Grows

With the number of newly proposed units of housing to be built in San Francisco having outpaced the number of units that finished up construction, the overall pipeline of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco increased by 2,600 in the first quarter of 2018 to a record... Read More »