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Fire breaks out supportive housing site on Eddy Street

Shortly after 7 p.m. the San Francisco Fire Department reported that a…

 

The highest concentration of single room occupancy hotels in The City are in South of Market and the Tenderloin, above. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Application to convert SROs to tourist hotels meets with opposition

The San Francisco Planning Commission will consider an application Thursday to convert…

 

The highest concentration of single room occupancy hotels in The City are in South of Market and the Tenderloin, above. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

City officials seek cure for health disparities in SROs

For years, the health of San Francisco residents has deteriorated by conditions…

 

San Francisco resident Jackie Ikeda walks past the Frances Hotel on Mission Street near 17th Street on Aug. 3. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Safe SROs are vital to SF’s low-income housing option

San Francisco’s single-room occupancy hotels house thousands of residents and provide a…

San Francisco resident Jackie Ikeda walks past the Frances Hotel on Mission Street near 17th Street on Aug. 3. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mel Beetle, a resident of the Raman Hotel, holds a sign during a rally Tuesday to demand more city funding to improve and replace SRO elevators. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SRO elevators fall into disrepair

The elevator in South of Market’s Hillsdale Hotel worked on Tuesday, but…

Mel Beetle, a resident of the Raman Hotel, holds a sign during a rally Tuesday to demand more city funding to improve and replace SRO elevators. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF strives to eliminate hunger by 2020

San Francisco must spend more than $13 million in the next fiscal…

(Mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. Examiner file photo)

Woman shot to death in Tenderloin residence early this month identified

The 51-year-old San Francisco woman who was shot dead Oct. 6 in…

In the past 8 months, two bodies have been found at the Crosby Hotel at 516 O'Farrell St. in the Tenderloin. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Tenderloin hotel tenants fearful after man dies suspiciously, woman’s body rots for several months

Two suspicious deaths this year at a Tenderloin residential hotel have left…

In the past 8 months, two bodies have been found at the Crosby Hotel at 516 O'Farrell St. in the Tenderloin. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)