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A Bay Area developer wants to build 4,400 sorely needed homes. Here's why it won't happen

A Bay Area developer wants to build 4,400 sorely needed homes. Here's why it won't happen

Just beyond San Francisco’s city limits lies 640 acres of land that could help solve some of California’s biggest problems.

A developer wants to build 4,400 new homes there — one of the largest projects recently proposed in one of the country’s most unaffordable regions. The development would overlook a railway that drops riders into the heart of San Francisco in 15 minutes, reducing the need for cars and cutting the greenhouse gas emissions that come from them.

State and regional leaders have endorsed the project. But its...

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