Budget

S.F. Downtown Is Still Dead—But Job Listings, Venture Capital Point to a Possible Rebound

Office workers are staying home for now, but record levels of investment in S.F. suggest a brighter long-term outlook for downtown.

San Francisco is ‘Looking at’ Ways to Mandate Vaccines for Non-City Employees, Says Mayor Breed

With the Delta variant spreading, Breed and the City Attorney aim to broaden vaccine mandates beyond the city’s own workforce of 37,000.

‘Long Overdue’ Reform of City’s $2B in Annual Grants Will Go Into Effect Next Year

A new city ordinance will require greater oversight of the billions in grants that San Francisco departments award each year.

Flush with Funding, Homelessness Department Shows Persistent Underspending

About $28 million in funds for service contracts went unspent in fiscal 2021, according to city budget analyst.

SFPD Chief to Supervisors: ‘We Need Your Support’

Police chief Bill Scott said SFPD is losing officers and needs to hire to continue enacting reforms. As the city rolls out more non-police services, some Supervisors questioned the department’s desired $661M budget.

Tenderloin and Mid-Market Improvement Plan Met with High Hopes, and Some Skepticism

Last month, Mayor London Breed issued a sweeping announcement about the city’s commitment to a…

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Kicks Off $13B Budget Negotiations

Supervisors held the first in a series of hearings that will determine how San Francisco’s money is spent over the next two years.

London Breed Budget Speech

Mayor Breed Unveils $13B Budget Plan Aimed At ‘Equitable Recovery’

Breed’s budget includes funding for housing, addiction and mental health, public safety, and economic recovery.