Stories about Homelessness

For unhoused people, every day is an emergency

No PG&E. No fresh water. And then the cops take your survival gear and supplies. That's daily life on the streets for thousands of people.

Breed attacks two progressive reform measures

Mayor uses sleazy 'poison pill' tactic to undermine affordable housing and mental-health care.

Sup. Vallie Brown evicted low-income tenants

History as a landlord is missing from her campaign's well-crafted narrative.

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

Midtown Social’s sweet retro soul revives SF’s spirit

Two bright singles from upcoming album 'Fantastic Colors' celebrate the diverse street style and long sunsets we love.

An open letter to Marc Benioff about homelessness

You're spending $30 million to study homelessness, when we already have the answers; why aren't you helping us?

Haney seeks big increase in developer fees for housing

Planners and developers freaking out over proposal to make offices pay more of the cost of the housing impacts they create.

Excelsior residents oppose new luxury housing project

Critics say Ocean Ave project has too little affordable housing and not enough room for working-class families.

Vallie Brown’s big real-estate money

The landlords, speculators, realtors and developers have clearly chosen a favorite in the D5 supes race