Tenants turn to the Bureau of Building Inspection to start enforcing building codes.
Author: Linda Wilcox
Renters Storm BBI & City Hall, Demand Action
Renters protest at BBI and City Hall for action to be done about the code violations they are forced to live with in San Francisco low income hotels and SROs.
Lawsuit Over Unsafe Hotels
Tenants filed suit charging the city with allegedly ignoring code violations and placing the lives of thousands of low-income and disabled residents at risk.
Judge Upholds BBI Time Limits
A judge orders the Bureau of Building Inspection to meet code enforcement deadlines–a win for tenants and their advocacy groups.
Residents Protest Tenderloin Prison Facility
Tenderloin residents and activists fight against a prison facility in the Tenderloin. They claim that the prison violates zoning of residential housing in the area, and that the facility is incompatible with the Tenderloin.