Tagged: Affordable Housing

Tops of Castro homes (flickr/torbakhopper) 13

Supervisors approve Wiener in-law unit legislation

In a unanimous vote today, the SF Board of Supervisors approved Supervisor Scott Wiener’s legislation to allow the construction of new in-law units (or accessory dwelling units) in the Castro area. New units must be fully functioning with a bathroom and kitchen and be no smaller than 220 sqft and no...

Castro Tenants Convention crowd (photo: Patrick Connors) 18

Castro tenants prep for citywide tenants convention

About 150 Castro-area residents, city politicians, and members of statewide renters organizations showed up yesterday to the Castro Tenants Convention at the LGBT Center to brainstorm legislative solutions and actionable ideas to combat the growing problem of housing displacement in San Francisco. Legislative solutions are being brainstormed at all of...

Where the homes sold in SF for 2013 per district. Photo: Paragon Real Estate 5

Castro & SF 2013 Home Real Estate Sales Review

As 2013 draws to a close Paragon Real Estate has put out their annual analysis of City homes sales categorized by neighborhood. No surprise to anyone The Castro –according to the plethora of info laid out here in detailed, nerdtastic charts and graphs– ranks in the top half to top third...

The Venn-why are the new builds christened so-so badly? Photo: SocketSite 1

The Venn On Market St. Up for Grabs-BMR Units Available

The Venn (1844 Market St), one of the Octavia Corridor/Market Street new builds that sits at the foot of the Castro next to the LGBT Center, is set to start allowing tenants to move in by December of 2013. The lease list-price at the self-described, “center of it all”, modern...