(SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) — Filmmaker George Lucas is pushing forward with plans to build low-income housing at Marin County’s picturesque Grady Ranch, a vow of his that was widely dismissed as an insincere attempt by the billionaire to thumb his nose at complaining neighbors.

The Marin Community Foundation announced Tuesday that it is working with Lucasfilm to “explore options” for building affordable housing in the location where the movie mogul wanted to build a film studio until residents in an adjacent subdivision protested.

Note: Read our discussion guidelines before commenting.