1985

Last Post Hotel Tenant Won’t be Bought Off

Michael Brooke the last tenant left at the Post Hotel, won’t take the owners money to move out. THC intercedes for Brooke – questions who the rooms will be rented out to after renovations.

 

 

1988

Owners Fighting For Right to Convert Hotel

Hotelier Adam Sparks contends the hotel conversion law violates his constitutional rights and fights to rent more rooms at the Pacific Bay Inn, previously a residential hotel, to tourists.

1988

Letter To Mayor’s Office of Housing

THC’s Letter to the Mayors Office of Housing addressing the lawsuit The North of Market Development Corporation (NOMDC) has against G&K management. The letter outlines the terms on which the lawsuit will be dropped. Some of which include an award of 108 Section 8 certificates.

1989

Many Hotel Landlords Skirt SRO Ordinance, Legally

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.

 

1990

Residential Hotel Conversions

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.