NIMBYs Fight Back: 5 Of The Bay Area’s Most Controversial Housing Projects
Source: bisnow.com | Re-Post 10/23/2017 –
Building housing in the Bay Area is a tough business. Developers sometimes face strong opposition from community members who want more affordable units or no housing at all. City councils and planning commissions also have stringent guidelines or want more or less density. Construction costs keep going up and additional fees are piling onto the cost to build more housing. Outside of these typical high barriers to entry, a handful of projects have had significant problems during the approval process.
Here are some of the most recent controversial housing developments.