Changes to the hotel conversion ordinance seek to strengthen protections of residential tenant units.
Laws in place to preserve residential hotels fail to stop their conversion into tourist hotels. The Tenderloins cost per week at residential hotels skyrockets due to their scarcity.
Randy Shaw advocates for tenants in an attack on speculative landlord Adam Sparks following Sparks’ claim that the Residential Hotel Conversion Ordinance violates his rights as a landlord.
Disgruntled Hotel Owner Adam Sparks files suit against Randy Shaw – Falsely claiming abuse of the Residential Hotel Ordinance for personal gain. Randy Shaw says this will make the owner look even more foolish, and that they would be making a motion to throw the case out.