Stories about Homelessness

OPINION: Golf courses or affordable housing?

Just one of San Francisco's five public courses, which consume 1.5 percent of the city's land, could provide affordable housing for 10,000 people.

‘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.

Four years in prison — for driving without a license?

Oakland man arrested in SF faces long prison term -- despite a jury finding him not guilty of two felonies.

Breed refuses to sign housing bill

Haney's legislation charging developers for affordable housing will become law anyway -- but the mayor's message is stunning.

Already, Chesa Boudin is getting attacked in the press

Red-baiting starts before the new DA even takes office -- both nationally and in the Chron.

The future of SF politics

Is young, diverse, progressive -- and winning. The mayor doesn't seem to have noticed. Plus: taxing landlords who leave property vacant. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

Local musicians step up to ‘Blanket the Homeless’

With double-album and concert, producer Scott Mickelson recruits an all-star roster to assist in direct acton during crisis.

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.