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More stories about San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

  • 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

  • Seismic Retrofit For Cripple Walls

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