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SF finally approves 1,100 homes at Balboa Reservoir

By Trisha Thadani, San Francisco Chronicle, August 12, 2020

“San Francisco’s west side will get its biggest influx of housing in decades, after the Board of Supervisors approved more than 1,000 new units on the 17-acre Balboa Reservoir site August 11.

“Developers Bridge Housing, AvalonBay, and Mission Housing will build 1,100 units of housing, 550 of them affordable, on the property, now used for City College parking.

“Of the 550 affordable units, 150 are for City College teachers and staff. The project includes a community center, 4 acres of open space, a child care center for 100, and $10 million for transit and infrastructure improvements.”

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Northern News covered this development in May 2020.

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