Review: Learning from San Francisco’s Housing Movement
Posted by Rooflines on April 1, 2013
Do you wish your city had rent control, inclusionary housing, and a new permanent source of affordable housing funding?
Rich Gross of Enterprise reviews National Housing Law Project and PRRAC's report on San Francisco's housing movement for us, and says:
The study tells the story of a number of epic and historic battles over housing issues in San Francisco: major evictions, urban renewal, and gentrification What makes San Francisco different from much of the rest of the country is that the battles resulted in significant local financing for affordable housing, high capacity nonprofit developers, strong inclusionary housing regulation, and rent control. Rosen and Sullivan’s study provides the roadmap can make San Francisco a significant model for other cities.
Read the full review.