Stories about Homelessness

Measure to tax big, rich corporations to fund housing for the homeless heads for November ballot

After a dramatic, last-minute, grassroots effort, Our City Our Home turns in 28,000 signatures, setting up an epic battle with very clear political lines.

Dean Preston files for D5 supe

Plus: Progressives rally around Gordon Mar -- and a powerful housing measure needs help

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

The strategy of running two progressive candidates for mayor didn't work -- and the left needs to get better about vote-by-mail turnout

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Trump’s DC

The movement for economic human rights -- by the unhoused -- continues its national trek

With half the votes counted, mayor’s race still too close to call

Big victories for Mandelman, tenants, police accountability -- but RCV strategy and the mayor's race is still very, very close

Tech and real-estate money pours into SF mayoral race

The same forces that blocked Leno's Ellis Act reform now say he was ineffective on homelessness -- and that's just the start of the landlord barrage

Mayor’s sweeps are a failure, new study shows

Complaints about encampments only increase after sweeps; 'it's like ping-pong'

Dark money attack shows loophole in Ethics law

Money spent against Leno allows Breed campaign to spend more; Peskin says it's "an absolute misinterpretation" of the rules

How SF loses affordable housing almost as fast as it gets built

For every ten new affordable units we create, evictions cost us about six. Plus: Sup. Fewer tries to cut rent hikes. That's The Agenda for May 21 to May 27