A Board of Supervisors committee approved proposals requiring more heat in San Francisco residential hotels and setting stiffer penalties for violators.
Tenants protest illegal lockouts and the district attorneys failure to prosecute landlords that do them.
Workers and tenants protest slumlord Guenter Kaussen.
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.
Tenants in San Francisco are forced to live in poor living conditions. The Tenderloin Housing Clinic helps defend these tenants rights.
Tenderloin Housing Clinic offer legal representation to former tenants of the Sequoia hotel who are interested in moving back in once the renovation is complete.
The Bureau of Building Investigation faces criticism and calls for action after many codes are not enforced in places where low income individuals live.
City agencies such as the Fire and Health departments have stiff fines and speedier enforcement programs than those of the Bureau of Building Inspection.
A rally to strengthen the city’s heat requirements is set at City Hall.