New SoMa High-Rise SRO To Require Residents To Be ‘Students Or Interns’
BY CALEB PERSHAN : SFist – excerpt
Rising at 1321 Mission Street between 9th and 10th Streets is what might be thought of as anSRO Hotel for 2015. It’s the Panoramic, and it offers us a view of housing for a population that seeks to learn and study on a budget in San Francisco: students and interns.
But the Panoramic isn’t just catering to that population, it’s requiring that its residents belong to it. Just like multiple properties highlighted in Apartment Sadness, and in an ongoing trend, the Panoramic is an SRO trying to be upscale by avoiding renting to low-income people who aren’t students and interns. And how is this not discriminatory housing? How will they even enforce that?…