Stories about Taxes

Measure to tax big, rich corporations to fund housing for the homeless heads for November ballot

After a dramatic, last-minute, grassroots effort, Our City Our Home turns in 28,000 signatures, setting up an epic battle with very clear political lines.

The Agenda, June 11-17: A chance to move beyond PG&E

With the passage of Prop. A, the city can start to chart its own clean-energy future

First results: Breed ahead, Tasers losing, tenants winning

The absentee votes are, as predicted, fairly conservative. But good news for tenants and bad news for the cops

The big right-wing money in key East Bay Assembly race

Govern for California, brought to you by charter-school lovers and Ron Conway, is a major player in the race for a Richmond-Berkeley-Oakland seat

Tech and real-estate money pours into SF mayoral race

The same forces that blocked Leno's Ellis Act reform now say he was ineffective on homelessness -- and that's just the start of the landlord barrage

Where the mayoral candidates stood on regulating Airbnb

The role of the tech industry is a major issue in the race. We look back at where Breed, Kim, and Leno stood on the heated battle over short-term rentals

The Trump ally trying to defeat universal childcare in SF

Plus: Democratic Party responds to Breed campaign ad

Tenants win major victory over speculators

Fewer bill stops landlords from passing debt and tax costs along to their tenants

How SF loses affordable housing almost as fast as it gets built

For every ten new affordable units we create, evictions cost us about six. Plus: Sup. Fewer tries to cut rent hikes. That's The Agenda for May 21 to May 27