San Francisco Organization Works to Make Housing Affordable


San Francisco has become the reference point for high priced housing in a dense city. Everyone wants to avoid the housing scarcity problems San Francisco faces. I’ve even described the San Francisco Death Spiral, what happens when people crow about high housing prices and officials respond with more rules and taxes which leads to higher […]

Neighbors Using Sketchy Article Against Supply and Demand

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Evidently there has been a year old article from San Francisco that has been circulated to members of the Mayor’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) Committee. The article is called “SF Controller Shows ‘Supply and Demand’ Does Not Work in the San Francisco Housing Market.” Now arguing against and trying to prove that supply […]

Cut Rules in Half and Create 1,960 Affordable Housing Units


I recently posted a comparison of how much housing we’re getting from existing City programs—the Multifamily Tax Exemption (MFTE) and the Levy—and what we’re paying for that housing. I also compared those to Councilmember O’Brien’s questionable tax on new housing. What I found, is that we’re producing a lot of housing every year through these […]