Tag Archives: Single Room Occupancy

Bobbi Hagen and her dog, Dancer. (Photos by Vanessa Carr)

Women Seek Stability in SROs

*+-Despite the problems that come with shared bathrooms and unpredictable neighbors, some women make residential hotels a home they're unlikely to leave.
Delma spends most days with baby Elmer in the family's $600-a-month hotel room.

A Family Home In An SRO

*+-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
Drakka (standing) demonstrates acupressure to relieve anxiety during a Langton Garden meditation session.

Zendo Without Walls

*+-A Buddhist monk struggles to find financial support for her work in single room occupancy hotels and shelters. En Español