Stories about Homelessness

For Pride, all queer people must stand up for Black lives

Our history echoes though the George Floyd protests. Now Pride's moved online, let's re-engage its radical spirit.

Why is it so hard to get disabled seniors into hotel rooms?

The saga of one man in the Haight shows the dysfunction of the Breed Administration's programs.

The disaster of SF’s COVID homeless policy continues

Half the hotel rooms the city is paying for are empty. Only 80 people a week are moved off the streets. What is the mayor's plan?

Breed orders repeated homeless sweeps, text messages show

Mayor contacts police chief almost daily to demand that homeless be rousted; 'Find these people someplace to go!'

Why won’t SF health officer order homeless into hotels?

'You expressed to us that If you made those decisions, your job would be jeopardized.'

Protest caravan demands hotel rooms for homeless

Medical, faith, and homeless communities puts the obvious question: why isn't the city moving to take over, and ultimately buy, failing hotels for housing?

First sanctioned tent city opens in SF

'Better than nothing, but a flimsy bandaid.'

Screen Grabs: ‘5 Blocks’ delves into Mid-Market development quandary

Plus: Searing family trauma in 'Rewind,' light-hearted romance in 'On a Magical Night,' and quiet gem 'South Mountain'

The dangerous, inaccurate reporting on homelessness and the COVID crisis

SF Chron blows up a non-story and promotes the mayor's myth about homeless people.

Physicians, advocates stage die-in outside mayor’s house

Protest by doctors, faith leaders, others brings attention to Breed's failure to put vulnerable homeless people in hotel rooms.