Anti-Speculation “Flipping” Tax
There’s strong opposition to a November ballot measure supported by Supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, Jane Kim, and Eric Mar to deter house flipping – and thus not decrease the city’s number of rental properties. My colleague Jesse Feldman, who just completed a miraculous two-week Suspects updating streak, added Jeff Lewis’s face here and I’m keeping it to celebrate Jesse and all of the house flipping reality TV shows I watch.
- San Francisco property owners rip house flippers tax on November ballot (SF Business Journal) 07/25/2014
- San Francisco residential surtax faces opposition (ABC News) 07/25/2014
- Tax measure seeks to discourage 'flipping' (Bay Area Reporter) 07/24/2014
- Editorial: Taxing speculators (SF Bay Guardian) 07/09/2014