A former member of the Peace Corps, teacher, and IHSS Board of Directors President, Mel now dedicates his time advocating for SRO tenants as a Tenant Organizer at THC’s Raman Hotel.
Nearly 1,900 THC tenants enjoyed delicious meals from local restaurants thanks to a partnership with SF New Deal. Learn more about the incredible work of SF New Deal here:
Thanks to a partnership with ShelterTech, residents at THC’s Mission Hotel can now enjoy free Wi-Fi services.
Tenderloin tents are now rare. Open-air drug dealing is still all too common. Heather Knight Sep. 5, 2020 Updated: Sep. 5, 2020 4 a.m. Mask on. Plastic gloves pulled up. Her San Francisco 49ers cap pulled down over her brow. Rosa Alvarado, a 58-year-old grandmother of seven, means business. Monday afternoons…
The past several months have been a challenge for everyone. We created a video to celebrate our staff, the heroes of THC, who have shown incredible strength and resilience throughout this time.
In 1980, THC opened to preserve SRO hotels, improve conditions for tenants, and strenthen protections for SROs. Today, these issues still remain central to our mission.
On Tuesday, August 13th, Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) officially opened the Bristol Hotel, a 57-unit Step-Up building for residents currently in supportive housing. The hotel’s first operating years have been funded by a generous donation from Lynne and Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO,m after which the city will take over funding….
THC Founder and Executive Director has written a new book on a subject we know well at THC: the affordable housing crisis. Decrying how progressive cities like San Francisco have enacted policies that price out working and middle-class residents, Shaw’s book is a call to action for cities to instead…
About a dozen artists facing eviction from a Central Market Street building would be able to stay in their homes under a tentative agreement that would have the city fund the purchase of the 15 units and place them under THC’s management.
THC’s acquisition of the Bristol Hotel was made possible in part by a generous $6.1 million donation from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff which will subsidize rental costs for new tenants. The hotel will provide permanent housing opportunities for 58 formerly homeless adults.