Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Community Development

Community Investments Vol 21, Issue 2
San Francisco’s New Model for Mixed-Income Housing: HOPE SF

Author(s): Naomi Cytron

Summer 2009

Community Investments

Ambitious plans are afoot to revitalize the City of San Francisco’s oldest and most deteriorated public housing sites. Through the city’s new HOPE SF program, 2,500 units of distressed public housing will be rebuilt as components of new mixed-income developments. This is not your ordinary public housing rehabilitation plan, though; nearly every city agency is involved in an effort to integrate investments in housing with those in educational and supportive services for current and future residents.

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