San Francisco Voting Whether to Tax Landlords for Empty Storefronts

Wall Street Journal, Feb. 25, 2020–Esther Fung
San Francisco will put to vote next week a punitive new approach to ending the blight of empty storefronts: the bill’s purpose is to ‘reinvigorate commercial corridors and stabilize commercial rents.’ (subscription)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/san-francisco-voting-whether-to-tax-landlords-for-empty-storefronts-11582632004