Tenants turn to the Bureau of Building Inspection to start enforcing building codes.
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.
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.
A judge orders the Bureau of Building Inspection to meet code enforcement deadlines–a win for tenants and their advocacy groups.
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.