“It looks like peace, but it’s more dangerous at night,” says Ahmed Mohammed. Mohammed works the night shift at the front desk of El Capitan Hotel and Hostel, a $45-a-night single-room occupancy hotel in the...
“Bedbugs suck” was the mantra on the steps of City Hall Thursday, where District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim presented new legislation to help the Department of Public Health cope with the city’s bedbug problem. Kim...
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Oliver Carter was found dead inside his room at the Royal Hotel at the corner of Valencia and 14th Streets shortly before noon on Monday, an SFPD spokesperson said. Carter's Death is the fourth murder...
Three out of the five murders in the Mission this year occurred at single-room occupancy hotels.
Poster will advertise 311 service for SRO tenants.
Update: The man found inside his Mission Hotel room was a victim of homicide, police said.
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Despite the problems that come with shared bathrooms and unpredictable neighbors, some women make residential hotels a home they're unlikely to leave.
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Part 2 of Mission Local's Life in an SRO Series. En Español
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San Francisco is a city with a serious affordable housing deficit. As more families suffer from job loss and slashed hours, many are turning to single room occupancy hotels for shelter.En Español
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