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Mayor, supervisors at odds over hotel rooms for homeless

Advocates say Breed needs to secure thousands of rooms; 'it's a matter of life and death.'

Immigrants sue for release from Yuba County and Mesa Verde jails

People who have committed no crime are being held in unsafe and potentially deadly conditions, lawsuit says.

Five supes push to put homeless in vacant hotel rooms

Plan would immediately take thousands off the streets and reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission.

SF heads toward eviction moratorium

Preston, Breed working to block landlords from throwing out tenants during coronavirus crisis.

City starts to plan for coronavirus in homeless and SRO communities

Some steps to allow isolation and care -- but advocates say it's still short of what's needed.

Fighting homeless sweeps at City Hall

Data shows the current response isn't working; advocates are demanding a change.

Aptos students walk out for safety — and resources

Many say that a recent Chronicle column demonized them -- but the issues remain.

Caltrans agrees to pay $2 million for destroying homeless people’s property

Deal would also set new rules for sweeps on state lands.

Moms 4 Housing bill expanded

Bill would give land trusts, co-ops and affordable housing developers the right to buy vacant buildings.

Mohammed Nuru’s worst offense

Under Nuru, DPW routinely violated the rights of homeless people.