San Francisco to move forward with modular housing for homeless

Mayor’s Office of Housing proposes prefab apartments to beat deadline for new development

Earlier this year, San Francisco purchased a federal parking lot at 1068 Mission with the hope of building housing for the homeless on the site.

Now the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Mayor’s Office of Housing will commission modular apartments to replace the lot, possibly creating hundreds of new units of emergency housing in a matter of months if the experiment goes as planned.

In May the Boards of Supervisors approved acquiring the property, which sits behind the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (more)


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