San Francisco

Why Is It So Expensive to Build Housing in San Francisco?

12:30 p.m. | Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr user emilychang

The price of housing in San Francisco is skyrocketing. Part of the reason is that so many people want to live here. But the other key factor is that it’s very difficult and very expensive to build housing in the city. Join an examination of the component costs of bringing housing to market.

Co-sponsored with the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and the SF AIA

+ Mark Hogan / Mark Hogan Architect and Markasaurus blogger
+ Daniel Murphy / Urban Green DevCo
+ Blair Allison / Cahill Contractors
+ Libby Seifel / Seifel Consulting

Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

Admission

Free to members
$10 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch

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