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More stories about San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

  • More Than Shelter

    SAN FRANCISCO - Henry Belton feels at home. One of the original residents at the Plaza Apartments, he can cook what he wants in his kitchen and choose clean clothes to wear from his closet.

  • Building a Slate-Tile Deck

    Strong framing and proper substrate details reduce the chances of cracking

  • In the News

    Deck ledger bolting schedule may become code; pump-truck accident; West Coast Green show; more

  • Health and housing come together at the Plaza

    San Francisco—The city’s neediest residents have found a home at a new development that brings together housing and health services.

  • 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