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The Frisc: SF Lawmaker Closes 469 Stevenson Loophole With New State Housing Law

Source: The Frisc

It’s been two years since San Francisco lawmakers sought to block a new development of nearly 500 homes on a valet parking lot in downtown San Francisco, but the blowback from that baffling vote is still being felt — so much so that SF Assemblymember Phil Ting sponsored legislation to prevent that from ever happening again.

,,, Ting’s AB 1633, which might well have been titled the Hold San Francisco Accountable Act. The bill’s backers specifically called out Ting’s hometown and the board’s tendentious 2021 vote against new housing at 469 Stevenson Street when urging the governor to sign it, and again after the signing took place.