Dean Preston

California

A Vacancy Tax for San Francisco? Voters Might Have a Say.

A San Francisco politician is pushing for a vacant home tax to appear on the November ballot.

February 16, 2022 - San Francisco Chronicle

California

Op-Ed: Housing Could Have Fared Better in San Francisco Election

This month's election yielded mixed results on housing. The pros: a solid victory for pro-housing Mayor London Breed and two affordable housing measures. The con: likely more anti-housing sentiment on the Board of Supervisors.

November 17, 2019 - The San Francisco Chronicle

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