1989

One Man’s Daily Fight For a Home for Many

A tenant of a Tenderloin Residential Hotel makes a big difference at an SRO. The SRO, The Camelot, partnered with THC’s modified payment program and to hire a new manager; Craig Lee was that man.

1989

THC’s First Pamphlet

THC’s first pamphlet highlighting our early accomplishments and the services provided.

1989

Optimistic Report on Homelessness

SF Social Services looks for a solution for homelessness in a “modified payment plan,” in which the people pay $250 to $275 a month for a room rented for extended periods rather than a few days at a time. The Manager of Social Services highlights that long term housing and not temporary housing is the key to this goal.

 

1989

SF Department of Social Services Advocates for MPP Expansion

San Francisco’s Department of Social Services writes to the national Department of Health and Human Services to request that THC’s MPP program be expanded to SSI recipients, who at the time are excluded from the program unless they secure a representative or co-payee. 

1989

Many Hotel Landlords Skirt SRO Ordinance, Legally

Laws in place to preserve residential hotels fail to stop their conversion into tourist hotels. The Tenderloins cost per week at residential hotels skyrockets due to their scarcity.

 

1989

Hotline Supervisor’s Letter to Clients

The supervisor of the Hotline Hotel program notifies clients of the program’s final days and encourages tenants to visit THC to sign up for General Assistance (G.A.) and the Modified Payment Program.

1989

MPP Approval Form

New MPP clients used this form to confirm their acceptance into one of the first nine hotels to join the Program.