Tagged: housing

2100 Market Street Apartment Rendering (Brian Spiers Development/Design by Arquitectonia) 19

64 apartments planned for old Home location

SocketSite is reporting via San Francisco Business Times that Linea developer Brian Spiers is submitting plans to the city to raze the old Home location (2100 Market Street) to make way for a 64-unit apartment building with 4,700 square feet of ground floor retail. Apartment floor plans will range from...

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...