Sunday, May 16, 2021

Homelessness

Homeless people lack access to water

People on SF's streets can't even access the UN's minimum requirements for potable water, new report shows.

Inside the SIP hotels saga

How activists and some supes forced the city to put homeless people in hotel rooms.

The bad narrative of ‘bad choices’

It's an easy way to look away and blame homelessness on poor people.

Supes move to open more hotel rooms for homeless

Legislation could set up another confrontation with Mayor Breed, who wants to wind down the hotel program.

The next battle for People’s Park

Once again, UC is displacing people to expand its campus. It's a pattern.

A heroic CD makes life on the streets a bit easier

Street Sheet vendors now have another product to sell—and it's made a huge difference.

Supes to push for more hotel rooms for unhoused

The feds will pay for 100 percent of the cost -- so why is the Breed Administration moving so slowly?

A new approach to homelessness

Advocates release plan that involves taking primary response to calls away from the police.

Affordable housing advocates push for Oakland fee waiver

Legislation to ease low-income housing is stuck in the City Attorney's Office.

Protesters say city needs to keep SIP hotels open — and people in them

Members of the Prop. C oversight panel call for city money to buy hotels.