1983

Tenderloin Slum Lords Command Obedience from Paying Lodgers

Tenants in San Francisco residential hotels are allowed no visitors and experience lock outs. Randy Shaw pushes for legislation to be made instead of a slower litigation route, to get tenants’ rights to visitors.

1985

Troubled S.F. Landlord Kills Himself in Germany

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.

 

TW: Suicide