Stories about Coalition on Homelessness

Police Commission votes against using cops to address homelessness

Measure seeks to move the city away from sweeps and law-enforcement approaches to people living on the streets.

Breed talks tough on homelessness — while sweeps continue

'Sweeps kill' fliers drop from City Hall balcony while mayor makes inauguration speech calling for 'tough love.'

‘Bureau of Aesthetics’ prioritizes Native arts

Despite more diversity, large institutions are overlooking local artists. This KADIST show aims to help correct that.

Swept to death

From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused communities are dying from 'sweeps' and criminalization -- and resisting with our own solutions.

Is Mayor Breed planning more homeless sweeps?

A new, dystopian-sounding holiday program for 'clean streets' has advocates for homeless people nervous.

The Street Sheet: 30 years of journalism by and for homeless people

For three decades, the publication has allowed the unhoused to write their stories -- and make some income.

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

Haney’s plan for Homeless Commission faces close vote

The Board of Supes will vote next Tuesday on a Charter Amendment that would create a Homelessness Commission, setting up a fall ballot campaign over a plan that Mayor Breed at this point opposes.

SF seizes homeless people’s property — and they rarely get it back

Stunning new videos document how the cops and DPW are failing to follow even their own rules as tents, medicine, and personal belongings wind up in the trash.