This week, get in on a discussion about rental housing, support transit bulbs on the N-Judah line, hear what advice a local Scandinavian has on bike promotion, and do some promotion yourself for Bike to Work Day. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Building rental housing in San Francisco. […]
"Jointly developed by the Institute on Aging and BRIDGE Housing Corporation, and scheduled to open in the fall of 2010, 3575 Geary Boulevard will serve as the main location for IOA’s health and social support programs and BRIDGE’s 150 new units of low-income senior rental housing. Separately owned and financed, the new development combines independent […]
From San Francisco Housing Action Coalition During the last economic cycle, San Francisco entitled roughly 40,000 new units of housing. However, it is not clear in the current economic climate how many of them will actually be built. What could we, as San Franciscans, do to help deliver this badly needed housing? The SFHAC will host a public […]
Building new housing is complicated and costly. How does it get done?
From SPUR: San Francisco has built a substantial amount of market-rate housing and has many programs to support the development of affordable housing for low-income families. But what about those who earn too little to buy a market-rate home, but too much to qualify for an affordable housing unit? What should we be doing to […]
For a long time, apartment buildings with ground-floor retail were the building blocks of America’s cities and towns. Combining housing and commercial uses is also essential for walkability and affordability, enabling people to travel shorter distances for their daily routines and get around without driving. But in most of the country today, it’s practically impossible to build or […]