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.
The Tenderloin Housing Clinic continues the fight for code enforcement, by bringing to light shortcomings of the Bureau of Building Inspection and advocating for reform.
The Coalition for Code Enforcement hosts a meeting for tenants to address their building concerns.
A flyer circulated by THC urges tenants to speak out against the Bureau of Building Inspection.
In 1994, Randy Shaw writes to the San Francisco Examiner Editor to clarify THC’s support of Prop G not being the result of personal bias against building inspectors but of outrage at the BBI’s failure to uphold livable housing conditions for low-income residents.
Randy Shaw advocates for Proposition G in a 1994 letter to the Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle.
In this 1994 publication, Warren Hinkle exposes the continued failure of the Bureau of Building Inspection (BBI) to protect low-income residents, the BBI’s unfair harassment of homeowners, and the impending disbanding of the BBI with the passage of Prop G.
The Building Inspection Commission, created in 1995 by the passage of Proposition G, begins its work to properly tackle building code enforcement.
A battle over building code violations breaks out between a local resident and the influential leader of the Residential Builders Association, with the resident claiming San Francisco selectively enforces building code.