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Your Friday afternoon lunch break link bait.

Rents Soaring Across the Region: Not just SF, but the whole Bay Area is facing steep increases. [H/t: SFGate]

SF is Least Affordable City for Middle Class Trying to Buy a Home: Worse than Manhattan, even. [H/t: SFGate]

SF Community Orgs Call for Action on 'Eviction Epidemic': They are asking City Hall to beef up tenant protection and anti-condo conversion laws. [H/t: Beyond Chron]

Mission BART Development Could Spark Political Fireworks: The proposal is for 351 units of housing plus retail in a ten-story building at the 16th and Mission BART station. [H/t: SF Business Times]

Alternative Plans for the Mission from the 60s: A trip in the way back machines to when the Mission was called the "Miracle Mile." [H/t: Burrito Justice]

Top Ten Most Popular Areas for New Housing in SF: Topping the list is downtown/Mid-Market. [H/t: SF New Developments]

The Smallest Apartment for Rent in SF is 334 Square Feet: It runs $1,495 a month and is in the Tenderloin. [H/t: Curbed SF]


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