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Supes increase pressure on mayor to find hotel space

Emergency bill would mandate 8,250 rooms for homeless, service workers.

Breed administration says it’s ‘not fiscally prudent’ to get homeless off the streets

It's way cheaper to rent hotel rooms than to pay for the ICU at SF General, but supes keep getting resistance.

First COVID case in homeless shelter; supes demand hotel rooms

'We have the rooms. We have the money. We have the staff.' Why is the city putting thousands of lives at risk?

Mayor, supervisors at odds over hotel rooms for homeless

Advocates say Breed needs to secure thousands of rooms; 'it's a matter of life and death.'

Five supes push to put homeless in vacant hotel rooms

Plan would immediately take thousands off the streets and reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission.

City starts to plan for coronavirus in homeless and SRO communities

Some steps to allow isolation and care -- but advocates say it's still short of what's needed.

Stopping evictions and price-gouging in the coronavirus crisis

Plus: the need for an arts, worker, and small-business bailout—and the mayor will get asked about corruption. That's The Agenda for March 9-15.

Castro march a ‘funeral’ for vacant storefronts

Landlord greed is devastating the community, activists say. A colorful event drew awareness to the problem.

The latest way VC and tech disruptors are attacking SF’s housing stock

Corporate rentals have become a threat to long-term affordable housing -- thanks to vulture start-ups.

Giving the supes more investigative power …

... plus limiting corporate rentals and some oversight on the Right to Counsel law. That's The Agenda for Feb. 23-March 1.