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Affordable Housing Battle, Mark Farrell Interview

Affordable Housing Battle
As rent and home prices in San Francisco soar, there's widespread agreement that more affordable housing is needed. But how and where to build that housing remains a contentious issue. Joshua Johnson hosts a panel discussion on a ballot measure to put some new development on hold.

• Carol Galante, director of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley
• J. Scott Weaver, attorney with the San Francisco Tenants Union
• Sonja Trauss, founder of the San Francisco Bay Area Renters' Federation

Mark Farrell Interview
Earlier this month, 32-year-old Kate Steinle was shot and killed while walking with her father along San Francisco's Pier 14. The man charged with her murder, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, is a convicted felon and undocumented immigrant who had previously been deported from the U.S. five times. Steinle's death has reignited debate over the city's sanctuary policies, which limit local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts. Supervisor Mark Farrell speaks with Joshua Johnson about the legislation he's promoting to amend the city's sanctuary law.


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