“We’ve had a five-fold increase in seller inquiries and a two-fold increase in listings,”
Bay Area median housing price jumps [Chron]

“The event was mostly just pro-development boosterism supporting HAC’s goal of building 100,000 new homes in SF over the next 20 years, and the discussion seems to show that the tech boom will exacerbate the housing crisis without ever addressing it, particularly given the local tax breaks and subsidies Mayor Ed Lee keeps giving the industry.”
Can the tech boom solve our housing crisis? No, but it can make it worse [SFBG]

“Some features unique to this complex are a waterfall, a dog wash and a car wash. “
Construction Watch: Planned Mission Bay Apartments Moving Right Along [Curbed]

“Todd, I am curious to ask you when was the last time you met a low income non-english speaking family move in recently? I believe you have met many of the original dwellers moving out since this is one of the overall goals of this recent gentrification that is popular for real estate values.”
Counterpoint: A Lifetime Resident Laments the Transformation of Bernal Heights [Bernalwood]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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