Stories about Homelessness

SF cops keep telling homeless people to move

'Move along' orders continue in spite of health emergency

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.

The virus of poverty

The fear that many of us feel today has been a part of daily life for homeless people.

An emergency platform for protecting unhoused people

Coalition on Homelessness releases policy positions to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Should Muni raise fares in a crisis?

MTA continues to discuss price hikes, forcing advocates to scramble to respond.

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.

It’s easy to find housing in SF — if you’re in the 1 percent

Lots of new high-end condos coming on the market for rich people, but the private market can't build anything for anyone else.

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

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

‘Families first’ public defender enters D7 race

Vilaska Nguyen says he offers an independent alternative and criticizes mayor's planning policies.