In 1992, San Francisco voters passed Proposition H which adjusted the maximum annual rent increase for rent-controlled apartments to 60% of the Consumer Price Index for the Bay Area.
A 1992 flyer featuring the Tenderloin Housing Clinic advocates for voter support of Proposition H, which would eliminate the annual 4% rent increase floor.
This Yes on Prop H campaign flyer sought to get voter attention by being styled like an advertisement for the medical cream Preparation H.
Regulations passed by rent board puts full cost of city bonds onto tenants. Tenants and advocates are outraged at the pass off of costs.
THC files a lawsuit against the Rent Board’s ruling that tenants pay full cost of city bonds.
Readers are urged to call Supervisors in opposition of Mayor Jordan’s “direct rent” program, which was essentially a resurgence of the “hot-line hotel” program.
Momentum stalls in 1995 for the Mandatory Direct Payment Program supported by SF voters through Prop N.
SF Superior Court strikes down a regulation that would have allowed landlords to pass off costs of city bonds onto tenants.
Call to action to tenants, warning that new legislation is being pushed to allow landlords to pass of property tax costs to tenants.
The de Young Museum is put in the crossfire of a landlord tenant battle. The costs for the museum are to be paid for with bonds from the city.. landlords threaten to fight the Museum and other bonds unless costs can be shifted onto tenants.