The 80 unit all-private bath SRO on 505 O’Farrell St. will welcome tenants transferring from THC’s Baldwin Hotel, which will transition into a non-congregate shelter.
A dedicated Tenant Leader for our CCSRO, a THC Board Member, and a vocal and tireless activist for SRO tenants, Gail will be deeply missed by the Tenderloin community and beyond.
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.
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…
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.
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.
Listen to Kelly O’Mara, KQED, examine the history of the Tenderloin and how it became the neighborhood we know today. Featuring Randy Shaw, THC Executive Director.
SRO Hotels and the passing of the June 2018 Housing For All ballot measure could protect low-income TL residents against gentrification, but the safety of TL residents remains at risk.
The annual La Voz Latina Holiday Celebration at Macaulay Park was a huge success and well attended by Tenderloin families. Over 500 individuals participated. La Voz, part of the Central City SRO Collaborative, started this annual event a decade ago and holds monthly activation events at Macaulay Park.
Celebrating the life of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and his contributions to housing, the Mid-Market/Tenderloin neighborhood, and San Francisco’s economy.