Stories about Seniors

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.

For taxi drivers, COVID is a brutal dilemma

Cabs are critical to seniors and disabled people who need to get to the grocery store -- but the industry is in serious trouble. Here's how drivers can get help.

With Black community hard-hit by COVID, Bayview groups demand aid

Beds 4 Bayview and others lay out emergency needs for district ignored by city's coronavirus response effort.

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.'

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

SF has allowed developers to build housing and offices for more and more people -- without paying for the infrastructure that we need to take care of them.

Supes promise protections for small businesses and gig workers

Ronen, Preston also working to block commercial and residential evictions.

LGBT leaders take on elder abuse

A special forum will offer information and tips to avoid scams that target LGBT seniors.

Chinatown building becomes battleground for community’s future

Investor with a record of trying to evict low-income seniors now wants to make massive profit off historic property.

How corporate rentals are taking away rent-controlled housing

Planning Commission hearing sheds some light on the latest way landlords are making money by not renting to people who need a place to live in San Francisco.

The Agenda, New Year’s edition: Saving City College …

... plus the future of Commissioner Dennis Richards and a big thanks to all the 48hills readers.