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Should the state pre-empt local government to get housing built?

SF Construction While we’ve all been watching the election, the state legislature has been considering measures that could help developers do an end-run around city governments. Will it help or hurt efforts to make housing more affordable? Plus: Siddhartha Mukherjee joins us to deliver a sweeping overview of the history and future of the basic kernel that defines life: the gene.

Guests:

  • Tom Bannon, CEO, California Apartment Association
  • Peter Cohen, Co-Director, San Francisco Council of Community Housing Organizations
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee, physician, scientist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. His new book is The Gene: An intimate history

 

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