Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Planning

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Guest Editorial: San Francisco Housing Advocates Need to Control the Infighting

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Over the summer, YIMBY–shorthand for ‘Yes-In-My Backyard’–organizers from all over the nation gathered in Oakland to share strategies on how to advance their brand of pro-development urbanism. The ‘YIMBYtown’ conference brought over 200 attendees and an impressive roster of guest speakers. YIMBY is a national movement and its Bay Area disciples are prominent. The organization […]
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SPUR Talk: Scratching Away at the Housing Crisis

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Yesterday evening the┬áSan Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) held a panel discussion about efforts to provide housing for families. The presentation, held at their downtown SF location, also doubled as a rally supporting legislation from┬áSupervisor Katy Tang of District 4 (Sunset/Parkside), called Home-SF, which aims to increase the amount of work-force […]

SPUR Talk: What About the Families?

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How can San Francisco keep families from moving away? That was the central question of a panel discussion this afternoon hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR). The panel included Susan Exline of the San Francisco Planning Department, Daniel Parolek, architect with Opticos Design, and San Francisco’s District Seven […]