Museum of the Hidden City
Museum of the Hidden City
Audio and AR Walks into the History of Affordable Housing

 

fUTURE ePISODES

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the tenderloin

While the Fillmore’s resistance to urban renewal couldn’t stop the wrecking ball, the Fillmore district experienced a nationally-unique preservation of its housing stock, creating the greatest concentration of Single Room Occupancy Hotels in the United States.

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mid-market

Inclusionary housing is a relatively new mechanism to create affordable housing. This program requires apartment complexes to build a certain percent affordable. While San Francisco has the highest required inclusionary housing rate—30%—the program highlights how hard it is to fulfill the vision of economically diverse neighborhoods. Follow one mother’s story from homelessness to an inclusionary unit in a luxury tower next to Twitter’s headquarters in the Mid-Market neighborhood.

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the bayview

In a neighborhood where Urban Renewal programs built hundreds of affordable, but isolated housing units a new vision is sweeping in. A form of gentrification that brings economically diverse households together and provides job training to try and bring folks out of poverty.

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