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It's a tough time for Americans to buy a home.

The 15 American cities where competition to buy a home is fiercest right now

Denver, Los Angeles, and Portland, are the hardest places in America to buy a home right now, according to mortgage data.
LEGO's San Francisco model features a number of iconic fixtures.

LEGO’s new San Francisco skyline includes a model of the $1 billion Salesforce Tower — take a look at the set

LEGO fans were concerned that the Salesforce Tower didn't represent old-school San Francisco.

Microapartments are dying in one of the world’s most expensive cities, and it could be part of a troubling trend for owners

Microapartments were once extraordinarily popular in Hong Kong, but a recent dip in housing prices could signal their decline.
BART is considering an idea to convert old train cars into homes.

San Francisco is adding so many new train cars, it’s considering turning the old ones into housing

San Francisco's BART agency is considering a plan to convert old train cars into housing.

Schools want to build cheap homes for teachers in the Bay Area, where rents average $3,300 per month. Some people are furious.

A growing number of school districts are building affordable housing for teachers, who often find it difficult to make rent in major cities.
Jonathan Gaurano, who says he lived in his startup's offices for a year.

This tech worker says he lived in his startup’s office for a year because he couldn’t afford rent in the San Francisco Bay Area

A tech worker says he lived in his San Francisco startup's offices for a full year because nearby rent was too expensive.

San Francisco prices are so out of control that one hotel is charging the equivalent of $21.25 for a cup of coffee during a JPMorgan conference

San Francisco's Parc 55 hotel is charging every company holding an event on its property during the annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference $170 for a gallon of coffee.

A $2 billion transit center in San Francisco shut down just months after it opened. Here’s everything that’s gone wrong.

San Francisco's Salesforce Transit Center was closed in September due to a cracked beam on the third floor deck, generating concerns about safety.

The 10 least affordable San Francisco neighborhoods in 2018, ranked

The median sale price in San Francisco's top 10 most expensive neighborhoods of 2018 ranged from $2 million to $4.4 million.