I think as a city we actually have some double standards when it comes to rental properties,” she says. “We have a quite robust program around STRs [short-term rental properties.] The city right now is engaged in a concerted effort to police those properties, and those are properties that are largely located in middle- and upper-income neighborhoods.”
By contrast, repeat offender properties receive very little attention, according to the data pulled by Way. She says it takes an average of 159 days for a repeat offender property to address a code violation, and some are never addressed.
and the report:
This is another reason to sign the petition by the Gray Panthers, Affordability starts with Accountability.