Earlier this week, the owners of two Upper West Side single-room occupancy
buildings -- Dexter House and Hotel Alexander -- that also serve as hotels filed suit to block a state law which would ban apartment rentals of less than 30 days.
In addition, the project aims to revive a long-disregarded housing type single-room occupancy
now found only in a few aging hotel buildings scattered around Portland.
The 10-story building is a former single-room occupancy
hotel that will be converted into an Ace Hotel, and possibly luxury residential condominiums as well.
The center will have 25 dormitory-style emergency beds and 15 beds in single-room occupancy
The building isn't licensed to be a hotel; the certificate of occupancy is valid only for single-room occupancy
apartments, deeming it "illegal use in a residential district," according to an inspector's note on the Department of Buildings website.
The other three buildings would be single-room occupancy
structures, each containing two living units, two shared bathrooms and one shared kitchen.
Kelly, commissioner of Inspectional Services, said the city stabilized - that is, kept or made inhabitable - 27 units of housing and 65 single-room occupancy
units through the receivership program during 2011.
The Ace's top two floors, meanwhile, will house people who have lived in the building in recent years, when the hotel was a single-room occupancy
facility, and who are choosing to stay put, according to GFI Development Company, the project's Manhattan-based developer.
The Parc Lincoln--originally a single-room occupancy
property--is home to Cesca, a popular restaurant frequented by Yoko Ono, who has a private table there.
Zadig, will be used for "single-room occupancy
," with a total of 16 bedrooms, with shared bathrooms and kitchens on each floor, Ms.
139th St., a four-story single-room occupancy
building in New York City, for $355,000.
Acquisition financing for $499,999 for a five-story, non-elevator building containing eight Class A apartments and eight single-room occupancy
units located in New York, NY.