Tags Homelessness

Stories about Homelessness

Homeless advocates criticize Sheehy bike bill

An ordinance prohibiting outdoor bicycle assembly is on track to pass at the Board of Supervisors, and it could lead to penalizing homeless people...

Can we actually solve homelessness?

I told Audrey Cooper, the editor of the Chronicle, that 48hills would once again participate in the ongoing media series on homelessness in San...

For homeless people, normal life becomes ‘dangerous’

Editor's note: News media all over San Francisco are writing about homelessness this week. We though we could offer a very different perspective. Our...

Why are so many people homeless in SF?

Editors note: The SF Chronicle is leading an effort to get local news media to report on homelessness this week. We are happy to...

The fire that torched their hopes: ‘I was just getting my life together’

The dining room at the Salvation Army shelter is full of people who have been affected by the fire. There are about 58 people...

Community confronts Chief Suhr: ‘I am never calling the police’

More than a hundred angry residents attended the town hall meeting Wednesday where Police Chief Greg Suhr announced that the officers who shot and killed Luis...

Why we have a homeless emergency

If you want to understand one of the reasons San Francisco has a homeless emergency, consider the case of Ronald Lee, a Navy veteran...

The Agenda, March 21-27, 2008: A homeless emergency, mayoral vetoes ….

The mayor was out of town when news broke that his approval ratings continue to dive, just a few months into his final term....

What the next homeless director needs to do

Let's make a plan to put 6,000 homeless people into housing. It's something the city can do By Jennifer Friedenbach In my 20 years of working...

The Tom and Tim Show: Failures at the Democratic Party, at the Chronicle, and in homeless policy

We talk about the best and (all too often) the worst of the week