Inherited a multi-family home with an occupant (lives on top floor) who has never paid rent nor signed a lease. I’m in the process of navigating through the court system in San Francisco, which I must say is an experience in and of itself. Not to mention expensive.
I’d prefer to rent out the bottom unit of the building. My concern is that the two units are connected by an inner stairway with a door at the top of the stairs. I’m certain the occupant is running all over the place and want to confine his access. Any thoughts on potential issues with the City if I go ahead and rent the bottom floor? Anyone ever encounter such a scenario?