Prop. G Seeks to Ease Housing Crisis by Reigning in Speculators

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A bicyclist rides by a row of homes in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposition G on San Francisco's November ballot aims to curb real estate speculation, which critics say is widespread and is driving up rents and home prices in the city. But opponents of the measure say that it won't solve the housing crisis and offers no protection for seniors or families who have to sell their property because of hardship.


Dean Preston, executive director of Tenants Together, representing the Yes on Prop. G Campaign

Mark Farrell, San Francisco supervisor representing District 2 and an opponent of Prop. G

Theresa Flandrich, tenant in North Beach

Josephine Zhao, small property owner in San Francisco