The purpose of this ordinance is to preserve affordable housing by preventing the loss of residential hotel units through conversion or demolition, and to prevent the displacement of low income, elderly, and disabled persons.
This is accomplished by:
1) maintaining single-room occupancy hotel units as residential,
2) regulating the demolition and conversion of residential hotel units to other uses, and
3) appropriate administrative and judicial remedies.
The Department of Building Inspection, Housing Inspection Services Division is hosting an educational workshop on how to complete the Annual Unit Usage Report, which is required of all residential hotel owners/operators. The workshops will be held at 1660 Mission Street in Room 2001 from 1:30 to 3:00PM on August 21, 23, 28, and 30. This event is free.
Property Owners and Operators: This is your opportunity to learn about the reporting requirements and how to properly file the Report in order avoid fines. Seating is first come, first serve and is limited to 75 attendees.