The owner of the Abigail Hotel, now managed by THC, was denied an attempt at converting the building to tourist use under the Residential Hotel Unit Conversion and Demolition Ordinance.
THC is the first agency to file lawsuits against hotel owners following the newly strengthened Residential Hotel Unit Conversion and Demolition Ordinance.
Hotelier Adam Sparks is sentenced to jail for violating the city’s Residential Hotel Unit Demolition and Conversion Ordinance.
San Francisco’s Bureau of Building Investigation comes under further attack for not enforcing its own laws and moves closer to being overseen by a commission.
A retrial is granted for tenants facing eviction under the Ellis Act, represented by THC Attorney Raquel Fox.