Nearly 40% of subsidized units cited already exist
Part of a special report on solutions for housing affordability in San Francisco. A version of this story ran in the summer 2014 print edition.
In a speech so subtly phrased that it threw off the New York Times, CNN and several local news outlets, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee seemed to promise early this year that the city would build at least 10,000 homes for poor and middle-class residents within six years. Read more