Stories about Housing
A poverty scholars national tour finds people locked up in St. Petersburg.
I am employed. I am clean. I have been living in a shelter for three years. I can't even go home when I'm sick or tired. Will someone give me a chance?
Settlement ends the horror story that was the Jamal Trulove case -- but none of the people charged with putting an innocent man in jail has faced any discipline. Plus: The right sign for the Harvey Milk Terminal and report that shows where the real housing crisis is. That's The Agenda for March 18-24
Peskin says it's "bizarre and unacceptable" that the Mayor's Office couldn't get a key person to a committee hearing.
Sup. Gordon Mar is raising the issue -- and asking about how to make sure the tech companies pay for the impacts they are having on the city.
... plus big city contracts that never got the proper oversight, smoking weed in public -- and Scott Wiener's plan to further gentrify San Francisco. That's The Agenda for March 11-17
Tents are still being confiscated despite dangerous weather, police official admits at public hearing.
When did taking people's possessions, destroying their shelter, and leaving them to suffer in the rain become the new normal?
The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.
In D5, the mayor's appointee faces a serious challenge. Her candidate for district attorney does, too. And if she appoints a political crony as public defender, the allies of Jeff Adachi will almost certainly mount a challenger.