1988

Owners Fighting For Right to Convert Hotel

Hotelier Adam Sparks contends the hotel conversion law violates his constitutional rights and fights to rent more rooms at the Pacific Bay Inn, previously a residential hotel, to tourists.

1988

Plan to Cut Welfare Housing Costs Gets Trial Run

Tenderloin Housing Clinic’s Modified Payment Program as a win-win for everyone: welfare recipients paid cheaper rent for permanent housing, hotel operators were guaranteed higher occupancy rates and steady income, and San Francisco could reduce the cost of the emergency housing program.

1988

Program Makes Room for Homeless

From September to November 1988 the Modified Payment Program housed 90 welfare recipients, with THC paying their pre-negotiated rent directly to hotel operators.

1988

Letter To Mayor’s Office of Housing

THC’s Letter to the Mayors Office of Housing addressing the lawsuit The North of Market Development Corporation (NOMDC) has against G&K management. The letter outlines the terms on which the lawsuit will be dropped. Some of which include an award of 108 Section 8 certificates.