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Board of Supervisors Approve First-Ever Law Guaranteeing Internet Access In Multi-Unit Buildings

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the Board of Supervisors approved Supervisor Mark Farrell’s first-ever law guaranteeing tenants the right to pick their own Internet Service Provider (ISP) in all multi-unit buildings.

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Supervisor Farrell to Introduce First-Ever Law Guaranteeing Internet Access in Multi-Unit Buildings

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Supervisor Mark Farrell will introduce a law that guarantees tenants the right to pick their own Internet service provider (ISP) in all multi-unit buildings.

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Supervisor Farrell Seeks to Expose ‘DARK MONEY’ Groups that Influence Local Elections

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Supervisor Mark Farrell said he will introduce a law to close a loophole that allows “dark money” groups to hide the true source of their contributions to political campaigns.

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San Francisco Building Trades Council Joins With Supervisors Farrell And Wiener To Convene A Modular Affordable Housing Working Group

San Francisco–  Today, the Building Trades Council and Supervisors Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener announced the formation of the Coalition for Locally Built Affordable Housing, including Modular Units (the Coalition), which is comprised of labor unions, private contractors, and other relevant parties coming together to study how to locally build modular, pre-fabricated affordable housing that is safe and ensures good livable wages for workers building the units. Larry Mazzola Jr., the President of the Building Trades Council, has been working with members of local unions and contractors about forming this working group, and has partnered with Supervisors Farrell and Wiener to help explore how to build this affordable housing. The working group will hold its first meeting within the next few weeks. Both Supervisors Farrell and Wiener have met with pre-fabricated developers and the Building Trades Council previously about the possibility of building modular, pre-fabricated affordable housing in San Francisco.

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Supervisors Farrell & Peskin Reach Consensus On Accessory Dwelling Units Law

SAN FRANCISCO - Today, Supervisors Mark Farrell and Aaron Peskin announced consensus legislation after merging their respective Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) ordinances. The landmark legislation paves the way for the creation of tens of thousands of new permanently rent-controlled residential units, while protecting neighborhood diversity and small businesses.  It gives appropriate consideration to neighborhood noticing and public process, while maximizing the potential for additional density within the existing built envelope of projects.

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