A major U.S. city just made history, with San Francisco becoming the first metropolitan area in the country to offer free college tuition for all its residents, not just low-income students. 
“Making City College free is going to provide greater opportunities for more San Franciscans to enter into the middle class and more San Franciscans to stay in the middle class if they currently are,” San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim told local station KGO-TV.
The city will put $5.4 million a year toward course credits at the City College of San Francisco, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The deal also provides full-time low-income students $250 a semester to go toward transportation, books, and health fees, and $100 to part-time low-income students.
How will the city pay for it?
Last November, San Francisco voters decided to raise the transfer tax on properties worth more than $5 million. That will raise an estimated $44 million …