Tenderloin Housing Clinic files a class-action suit against Kaussen on behalf of low-income tenants, many of whom are refugees.
Tenderloin Housing Clinic files a class action lawsuit against Guenter Kaussen, who is accused of wrongfully withholding tenants’ deposits.
All employees at Guenter Kaussen Properties are laid off indefinitely on May 31st, 1984.
THC joins tenants, workers, and other local organizations to protest the substandard living and working conditions inside Kaussen’s properties.
A tenants’ rights group sues German landlord Guenter Kaussen for allegedly failing to return security deposits to dozens of former tenants of his San Francisco apartment buildings.
Tenderloin Housing Clinic filed suit to force landlord Guenter Kaussen to fix a broken elevator that has caused hazard and tragedy at the El Cerrito Apartments.
The once vast U.S. holdings of West German real estate tycoon Guenther Kaussen, one of San Francisco’s most complained about landlords, have shrunk significantly because of his precarious position.
Accused slumlord Guenter Kaussen committed suicide on April 15, 1995. He left behind millions in debt and lawsuits, many of which were put into limbo after his death.
Trigger Warning: Suicide
Kaussen’s death sends his estate scrambling to untangle his finances, leaving many in SF and abroad uncertain about the future of his debt and active lawsuits.
Trigger Warning: suicide