Posts Tagged: Board of Supervisors

Special Report: Why Tenants Need SB50

Special Report: Why Tenants Need SB50

Posted April 17, 2019 by

SB50 Opens Gentrified Neighborhoods to Working and Middle-Class Residents California’s SB 50, with lead co-sponsors Senators Nancy Skinner and Scott Wiener, expands housing opportunities for working and middle-class tenants who have been priced out of cities. So why do many
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Some Truths About the “Twitter” Tax

Some Truths About the “Twitter” Tax

Posted March 11, 2019 by

Tax Incentive Set Mid-Market on Path to Revitalization Last week, D6 Supervisor Matt Haney said he wanted to hold a hearing on the impact of the city’s 2011 Mid-Market/Tenderloin tax incentive for new hires that ends in May. Commonly called
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SF’s Moment of Truth on Housing

SF’s Moment of Truth on Housing

Posted February 5, 2019 by

Two Key Votes on Promoting Affordability All San Francisco politicians claim to support building more housing. But some also work against that goal. Now a “progressive” Board of Supervisors faces two key votes over expanding housing for low-income, working and
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Special Edition: Election Predictions for Nov. 2018

Groundbreaking for Market Street’s Signature Project

Newsom’s Question: Who’s “Complicit” With SF’s Open Drug Use?

SF’s Budget Battle

SF’s Budget Battle

Posted June 19, 2018 by

Will San Francisco Pass a Progressive Budget? Now that the mayoral election is over, San Francisco returns to what normally dominates city politics in June/July: the budget battle. And after an election season where candidates fought for the “progressive” mantle,
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What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

London Breed

What London Breed Will Do as Mayor

Posted June 12, 2018 by

New Mayor Faces Short Timetable For Results London Breed has stretched her lead to 1601 votes with 17090 left to count, including provisionals.  Assuming Breed wins San Francisco’s 2018 mayor’s race, what is Mayor Breed likely to do? Here’s my
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