Statewide Rent Control Still On the Agenda

Statewide Rent Control Still On the Agenda

“Get me a good package on rent stability this year and I will sign it.” That was Governor Gavin Newsom in his most recent State of the State Address. Legislators, however, have not yet come up with anything that appeals to California voters, as evidenced by the...
SB50 Sidelined but Other Housing Bills Remain Active

SB50 Sidelined but Other Housing Bills Remain Active

SB50, the legislation authored by state Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and supported by Governor Gavin Newsom that would have encouraged apartment construction around transit hubs, has been sidelined by state Sen. Anthony Portantino, a fellow Democrat from Los...
Property Owners Lose Key O&Ms in San Francisco

Property Owners Lose Key O&Ms in San Francisco

Image Caption or Credit At San Francisco City Hall recently, Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer targeted operational and maintenance pass-throughs — O&Ms — with legislation that invalidates debt-service and property tax pass-throughs on operating and maintenance...