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Supes challenge Mayor Breed’s housing agenda with new proposals for rent control, affordability requirements

Mayor London Breed chats construction workers. Camille Cohen/The Standard

Expanding rent control to new construction, incentivizing multi-bedroom family dwellings and changing governance of the city’s affordable housing agency. That’s the substance of a few of the nine measures the Board of Supervisors introduced Tuesday for the November ballot.

Here’s a look at what’s proposed. 


The three housing measures put forward by supervisors may come into conflict with a plan Mayor London Breed wants to bring to voters that she hopes will quicken homebuilding in the city.

The trio of new proposals floated Tuesday include:

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