Department of Building Inspection Annual Report - Page 44

HOTEL CONVERSION ORDINANCE ANNUAL REPORTING HIGHLIGHTS Legislative History: The Residential Hotel Unit Conversion and Demolition Ordinance (HCO) was originally adopted by the Board of Supervisors as Ordinance No. 330-81 on June 26, 1981. The Board found that the Ordinance was necessary to preserve the existing stock of residential guest rooms as housing for low-income, elderly, and disabled persons. The Board noted in 1981 that the residential guest room housing stock had been decreasing at an alarming rate due to vacation, conversion and demolition of these units to tourist and other uses. The Board fou