1981

Proposal for First Full-Time Attorney

THC’s early success in advocating for tenant rights led founder Randy Shaw to seek funding for a full-time attorney, to increase THC’s power to defend tenants. This proposal excerpt, submitted in 1981, began THC’s first expansion of organization staffing. 

1981

NLAF’s Support for THC Proposal

The Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation was often relied upon by early THC volunteers to support tenants with legal representation. Their support of THC’s proposal for a full-time attorney helped THC secure the funding needed to provide our own legal representation to tenants.

1981

Gray Panthers Letter of Support

The Director of the Gray Panthers pens a letter to the Berkeley Law Foundation in support  of THC’s campaign to hire a full-time attorney.