A San Francisco resident who has been
trying for years
to build apartments in his yard sought on Wednesday to use the
builder’s remedy clause
under state law to win approval for a project.
But the city’s Planning Department said the builder’s remedy was not applicable for an apartment building at 4300 17th St., because the state certified San Francisco’s Housing Element Plan earlier in the day. That means the builder’s remedy, which would allow projects with a certain number of affordable units to bypass local restrictions, was not valid.
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