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  • Curran House responds to needs in S.F.’s Tenderloin

    San Francisco—The Curran House feels like it is a world away from the gritty neighborhood outside its doors.

  • Developer breaks new ground

    Oakland, Calif.—Oakland Com-munity Housing, Inc. (OCHI), has found a way to create homeownership opportunities on small urban infill sites that are often tough to develop with affordable housing.

  • Maine gets tough on homeless attacks

    Maine Gov. John E. Baldacci has toughened the penalty for those convicted of attacking homeless individuals.

  • Policy proposal strives for improved program efficiency

    San Francisco – Increased flexibility in how state housing agencies use tax credits and bonds, fair treatment of tax credit projects under state property tax systems and encouraging mixed-income housing are the three main themes of a policy proposal being

  • Formerly homeless find a place to call home

    San Francisco — Many formerly homeless men and women are getting a new start at the recently completed Plaza Apartments.

  • Keeping Up With the Munsters

    Moving stairs

  • Seismic Retrofit For Cripple Walls

    A good job addresses the building's weakest link - where the foundation attaches to the first floor.

  • Parting Shots

    San Francisco – A $400 million mixed-use redevelopment plan that included building a new cruise ship terminal south of the Bay Bridge, which connects San Francisco to Oakland, had been stalled for years until one of the phases, a 22-story condominium, ope

  • Honoring Cushing Dolbeare’s memory

    San Francisco — When it came to getting good media coverage of the disparity between the housing “haves” and the housing “have-nots,” no one did it better than Cushing Niles Dolbeare.

  • CHC rescues The Altenheim

    Oakland, Calif. — Citizens Housing Corp. (CHC) has saved The Altenheim here in the Fruitvale area from dereliction