Housing and Homelessness

Rent Control Works: A Response to Business School Professors’ Misguided Attacks

Editors’ note: This piece was originally published by Dean and Shanti here and is cross-posted on The Phoenix with their permission. The housing world is abuzz about a new study: a former Goldman Sachs asset manager and a former UBS investment banker, both Assistant Professors at Stanford’s School of Business, have concluded that rent control — not …

Red and Ted Talk Housing in SF

Editors’ Note: Introducing our latest series: Red and Ted! These are conversations between two longtime San Francisco residents, both of whom want to see a better city, but who have slightly different perspectives on how to get there. Ted listens to KQED and true crime podcasts, donates monthly to Planned Parenthood, and appreciates Nancy Pelosi …

Midtown: Broken Promises and The Ghosts of Redevelopment

On the evening of October 18th, citizens and activists packed the cafeteria of Gateway High School, intent on speaking out against certain injustices that have been visited upon the residents of the Midtown Park Apartments. Addressing the crowd were a somber set of officials. Some spoke for the Mayor’s Office of Housing, while others were …