The defining moment of Jennifer Daughtrey Hicks' career in affordable housing happened one summer when she lived on the corner of Haight and Ashbury streets in San Francisco.
Transit-Oriented Projects Roll On
San Francisco—If you see an AvalonBay Communities, Inc., project under construction in the Bay Area, you can bet there’s a train station nearby.
Add ”˜Community' to YourNext Development
San Francisco—The business of community development is booming.
From Freeway to Seniors Housing
SAN FRANCISCO - Parkview Terraces sits like a glass jewel on an unlikely corner of the city. One of San Francisco’s newest affordable housing developments, it is built on land that used to be filled by a longtime freeway on-ramp.
Church Revival: Building Remade as Seniors Housing
SAN FRANCISCO - Buena Vista Terrace accomplishes two important goals—preserving a historic church building and creating 40 affordable apartments for seniors in one of the nation’s most expensive housing markets.
Refuge in the Tenderloin
SAN FRANCISCO - The Salvation Army has built a major housing and community center in the heart of one of the city’s most troubled neighborhoods.
Q & A with NIMBY Expert Debra Stein
Developers spend too much time and resources trying to placate their anti-housing opponents rather than mobilizing pro-housing supporters, according to Debra Stein, president of GCA Strategies, a San Francisco-based public affairs firm specializing in controversial land-use projects across the...
Three lighting retrofits provide substantial paybacks.
Alameda, Calif. — “It looked like something out of Baghdad,” said Eddie Ring, senior managing director of Kennedy Wilson Multifamily Group.
LISC Writes the Book on Green
SAN FRANCISCO -- The homeowners at Unity Homes here aren't experts in green building, but they're still in charge of a renovation that is making their community of aging government-subsidized co-op apartments a healthier, more energy-efficient place to live.