The Hotels Without Heat

Warren Hinckle, with the help of THC, exposes the heat crisis in San Francisco’s Residential Hotels.


Freezing S.F. Renters Get Cold Shoulder

The Coalition for Code Enforcement says thousands are shivering in apartments and residential hotels because The City’s building inspection department is failing to enforce its own laws.



Laws to Turn The Heat Up Given an OK

A Board of Supervisors committee approved proposals requiring more heat in San Francisco residential hotels and set stiffer penalties for violators.


Inspectors Trashed Reports, Activist Says

The San Francisco City Attorney’s office is called in to sort out a dispute between the city’s Bureau of Building Inspection (BBI) and the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, who accused the BBI of throwing away public documents related to unsafe rental property.


Tenderloin Tenants Convention

The Tenderloin Tenants Convention gets several resolutions passed to helps low income people living in residential hotels.


City is Losing Fight Against Slumlords

Buildings and units with significant code violations or those erected illegally are found to remain unabated by the Bureau of Building Inspection for years.