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Homelessness

Supes panel moves to keep SIP hotels open

With Mandelman in dissent, Budget Committee approves measure to block the Mayor's Office from shutting down successful homeless program.

The year in homeless policy

A few successes and a lot of failures as people on the streets stayed at risk during the pandemic.

‘Throwing us out like garbage’

SIP hotel residents say the city's not living up to its promises -- and contracts.

Die-in protests mayor’s plan to shut homeless hotel rooms

But activists celebrate the right to challenge evictions.

Supes to push measure keeping homeless hotels open

Proposal would set up another confrontation with the Mayor's Office over keeping unhoused safe during COVID.

On homelessness, no more about us, without us

People who have lived unhoused and in poverty need to be part of the official policy conversation.

Housing advocates protest mayor’s plan to close hotels

'Closures of the SIP hotels will put thousands of people at risk of returning to the streets and hundreds of essential workers being laid off.'

Racist citations for minor offenses criminalize homeless people

New study looks at non-traffic citations, which can lead to arrests for behavior that wealthy white people engage in every day.

The privilege of breathing

How can you shelter in place when you have no shelter?

SF voters want more housing, not more police, for homeless crisis

Strong support for bold measures, including $2 billion in spending, in new poll.