By Tim Redmond : 48hills – excerpt
Facing a possible rejection at the Board of Supes, Reese Isbell steps down and the mayor appoints a respected tenant lawyer to the job.
Reese Isbell, Mayor London Breed’s recent appointment to the Rent Board, resigned that position this afternoon, meaning the full Board of Supes won’t be voting Monday on rejecting his appointment.
Breed appointed Kent Qian, a lawyer who serves as a non-voting alternate, to the voting position as a tenant representative; he was sworn in this afternoon. Isbell will serve as a board alternate… (more)