rent control advocate quietly demolishing rent control

One of the primary advocates of rent control in San Francisco is apparently using his landlord status to demolish the very same rent control in San Francisco

Randy Shaw runs Tenderloin Housing Clinic, which has a contract with the city to 'master lease' SRO hotel rooms for homeless people in San Francisco. Tenderloin Housing Clinic does not own any of these buildings except for a newly constructed housing at 785 Brannan, The Galvin Apartments. All 16 other buildings are privately owned, usually by a Patel and is then master leased under contract with Tenderloin Housing Clinic which then acts as a property manager for the owner. Tenderloin Housing Clinic then contracts with the City of San Francisco to pay for all the extra support services for housing homeless people in these privately owned SRO's Continue reading »

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