Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has recently proposed a split roll under Prop 13: while residential properties would only be reassessed on transfer, commercial properties could be reassessed annually. The Mayor anticipates that this change would bring in up to $8 billion in annual tax revenues for state. Read more.
Larry Mantle of KPCC recently discussed the idea with, among others, UCLAW Professor Kirk Stark, an expert in state and local taxation and Prop 13. Listen here.