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More stories about San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

  • On Her Own

    Charmaine Curtis has been developing multifamily housing for nearly 20 years. Now, she does it for her own company.

  • AHF Announces 2008 Readers’ Choice Winners

    Affordable Housing Finance is pleased to announce the winners of its 2008 Readers’ Choice Awards for the Nation’s Top Affordable Housing Developments.

  • HUD Chief Talks Foreclosures

    San Francisco—More than 2 million foreclosures are expected this year, said Steve Preston, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) annual convention in San Francisco.

  • S.F.’s Latest Project Earns Early Praise

    SAN FRANCISCO—A newly completed affordable housing complex for seniors is being hailed as a prime example of environmentally sustainable design.

  • Projects, Programs Launched in the West

    Jack London Gateway, a proposed 60-unit affordable housing development for seniors in Oakland, Calif., is among the projects receiving a reservation of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) in the state this year.

  • Remembering the Forgotten

    SAN FRANCISCO—The Rev. Glenda Hope stands in the lobby of an old residential hotel and says a prayer.

  • BEST URBAN PROJECT:Project Binds Housing and Library

    SAN FRANCISCO—David Sandow was homeless for six years before moving into his new apartment.

  • Lights Off in San Francisco

    On Saturday, October 20, 2007, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., involved homeowners, businesses, and schools in San Francisco and Los Angeles will install one compact fluorescent bulb and turn off all non-essential lighting for one hour as part of the first "Lights Out San Francisco" energy...

  • Private Equity Office, Menlo Park

    Working in the financial services industry is a stressful, highly charged experience in which 15-hour workdays are the norm. When one quickly growing northern California equity firm needed to move its operations to accommodate its personnel expansion, it hired Gensler to transform two unconnected...

  • Should You Go Smoke-Free?

    The city of Belmont, Calif., imposed a smoking ban at all rental properties in September. Oakland, Calif., is also considering a nosmoking policy. And a handful of multifamily owners and operators have already made the switch to smoke-free at their properties to protect their investments