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{{TOCnestright}}A '''San Francisco Housing Fund Act, Proposition B''' ballot question was on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California#San Francisco|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Francisco]], where it was '''defeated''':
The '''San Francisco Housing Fund Act''', or '''Proposition B''', was on the [[California 2008 local ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Francisco]] for voters in the City of San Francisco.
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Proposition B was '''defeated''':
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If Proposition B had been approved, it would have authorized the city to establish an "Affordable Housing Fund." This would have been funded with a set-aside from the property tax of 2.5 cents for every $100 of assessed value. The revenue would have been used to acquire and develop new affordable housing units.
  
* Yes: 166,299 (47.81%)
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==Election results==
* '''No: 181,534 (52.19%)'''
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==Text of measure==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition B
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| yes = 166,299
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| yespct = 47.81
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| no = 181,534
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| nopct = 52.19
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 66.67
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:''These final, certified, results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1793 San Francisco elections office].''
  
The language on the ballot said:
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==Ballot question==
:Shall the City establish an Affordable Housing Fund; set aside from the [[property tax]] 2 ½ cents for every $100 of assessed value for this Fund through 2024; and use this Fund, subject to public review, to acquire and develop new affordable housing units meeting certain priorities and income limitations?
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==External links==
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  text = '''Proposition B:''' "Shall the City establish an Affordable Housing Fund; set aside from the [[property tax]] 2 ½ cents for every $100 of assessed value for this Fund through 2024; and use this Fund, subject to public review, to acquire and develop new affordable housing units meeting certain priorities and income limitations?"
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* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/elections/candidates/QualifiedLocalBallotMeasuresWithTitlesAsOf81508_3.pdf List of all measures on the November 4 San Francisco ballot]
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==Path to the ballot==
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/elections_page.asp?id=70720 Election results]
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Proposition B was referred to the ballot on January 8, 2008 by an 8-3 vote of the [[San Francisco Board of Supervisors]].
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'''In favor:''' Supervisors Ammiano, Daly, Dufty, Maxwell, McGoldrick, Mirkarimi, Peskin and Sandoval.
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'''Against:''' Supervisors Alioto-Pier, Chu and Elsbernd.
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==External links==
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/November4_2008.pdf November 4, 2008 official San Francisco voter guide]
 
* [http://www.sfusualsuspects.com/system/files/u14/Fall_Line_-_Maps_and_Analysis_from_Nov_2008.pdf David Latterman's analysis of the November 2008 San Francisco local ballot measures]
 
* [http://www.sfusualsuspects.com/system/files/u14/Fall_Line_-_Maps_and_Analysis_from_Nov_2008.pdf David Latterman's analysis of the November 2008 San Francisco local ballot measures]
 
* [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/15/BAEJ13C9GN.DTL San Francisco Chronicle: Prop B would mandate millions for SF housing]
 
* [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/15/BAEJ13C9GN.DTL San Francisco Chronicle: Prop B would mandate millions for SF housing]

Latest revision as of 08:00, 25 March 2014

A San Francisco Housing Fund Act, Proposition B ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was defeated:

If Proposition B had been approved, it would have authorized the city to establish an "Affordable Housing Fund." This would have been funded with a set-aside from the property tax of 2.5 cents for every $100 of assessed value. The revenue would have been used to acquire and develop new affordable housing units.

Election results

Proposition B
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No181,53452.19%
Yes 166,299 47.81%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition B: "Shall the City establish an Affordable Housing Fund; set aside from the property tax 2 ½ cents for every $100 of assessed value for this Fund through 2024; and use this Fund, subject to public review, to acquire and develop new affordable housing units meeting certain priorities and income limitations?"[1]

Path to the ballot

Proposition B was referred to the ballot on January 8, 2008 by an 8-3 vote of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

In favor: Supervisors Ammiano, Daly, Dufty, Maxwell, McGoldrick, Mirkarimi, Peskin and Sandoval.

Against: Supervisors Alioto-Pier, Chu and Elsbernd.

External links

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