Facing legal threats, Prop. C spending will likely be halted before tax is even collected

On Tuesday, San Francisco residents came out strongly in favor of Proposition C, with 60 percent of people voting for the proposed tax on the city’s largest businesses to fund homeless services.

Yet on Wednesday a reality check set in for proponents: Lacking a two-thirds vote, the funds — amounting to about $300 million annually — will likely be tied up until the city can settle legal proceedings on similar recent tax measures, Controller Ben Rosenfield wrote in a letter to Mayor London Breed…