PHOTO MOVED IN ADVANCE AND NOT FOR USE - ONLINE OR IN PRINT - BEFORE MAY 13, 2018. -- Sandra Velasquez awaits the outcome of the lottery drawing for apartments at Natalie Gubb Commons, an affordable housing project in San Francisco, Nov. 14, 2017. More than 6,500 households applied for a chance to rent an apartment at Natalie Gubb Commons, or nearly 70 for each unit. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)