SF Contemplates Major Reductions in Inclusionary Housing and Impact Fees

In the recently released Preliminary Controller Recommendations, the Inclusionary Housing Technical Advisory Committee (“TAC”) recommended reductions in San Francisco’s inclusionary housing requirements to make low- and mid-rise condo development feasible. […]


Matt Haney Seeks To Eliminate Only-in-San Francisco Appeals

Housing developers in San Francisco no doubt recognize this entitlement moment of disbelief:  after a grueling, years-long process of working with staff, neighbors, and policy-makers, with numerous concessions made to […]


Housing Element Fallout: From Noncompliance to Lawsuits

The January 31, 2023 deadline for Bay Area cities and counties to revise and update their Housing Elements has passed, and only four of the Bay Area’s 109 local jurisdictions […]


Bigger Code Violation Fines In SF’s Future?

We kick off Reuben, Junius and Rose’s 2023 client updates by discussing a proposed San Francisco ordinance that would significantly enhance penalties for unpermitted work eliminating or adding residential units […]


Cars to Casas Nearing Adoption

Approximately a year ago we reported on Mayor London Breed’s introduction of the “Cars to Casas” legislation which proposed to make it easier to build housing on existing parking lots, […]


CEQA Litigation Win

RJR Attorneys Successfully Defend 180-Unit Housing Development Earlier this month, the First District Court of Appeals handed down a win for our client in a CEQA lawsuit challenging the approval […]

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