What does SRO mean in Housing?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand SRO in the Community field in general and in the Housing terminology in particular.

Single Room Occupancy

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Single room occupancy
Single room occupancy is a term used primarily in American cities referring to a multiple-tenant building that houses one or two people in individual rooms, or the single room dwelling itself. SRO tenants typically share bathrooms and/or kitchens, while some SRO rooms may include kitchenettes, bathrooms, or half-baths. Although many are former hotels, SROs are primarily rented as a permanent residence.

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