Stories about Homelessness

The real lessons from the surging numbers of homeless people on the streets of SF

Mayor Breed opposed a measure that would have made a big difference. Now she can't fix the problem with a few hundred new shelter beds and a modest housing bond.

New study challenges Wiener’s approach to housing

Eminent economic geographers say that deregulation and upzoning will make gentrification in cities like SF much worse.

Who can ask for anything more? A review of Tony Bennett in San Jose

His songs touched a nerve in a town wracked by loss.

Homeless, at the airport

The view from LaGuardia, where people hide and move along and live in a world where there's no place for poor people to go.

Tenant representation and spy technology

Supes committee to vote on Breed's Rent Board appointee -- and on a measure to control surveillance in San Francisco (which the cops are trying to derail). That's The Agenda for April 16-21

I am not a homeless vampire

I didn't come here to be homeless. How is this okay, for so long?

How to take housing out of the private market

The Agenda: Sup. Fewer has an idea that—with adequate funding—could radically change homelessness, gentrification, and the way the city handles housing.

Rival GoFundMe launched to counter anti-homeless Embarcadero group’s

Seawall navigation center opponents raise big bucks to hire lawyer—but homeless advocate fights back with a successful one of his own.

Homeless people — in cages

A poverty scholars national tour finds people locked up in St. Petersburg.

How the Twitter tax break continues to damage San Francisco …

... plus big city contracts that never got the proper oversight, smoking weed in public -- and Scott Wiener's plan to further gentrify San Francisco. That's The Agenda for March 11-17