Stories about Shelters

OPINION: Save the soul of San Francisco

Faith leaders say it's a moral obligation to shelter homeless people in empty hotel rooms, now.

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.

SF cops keep telling homeless people to move

'Move along' orders continue in spite of health emergency

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.

Breed Administration official says moving homeless people into hotel rooms is not a priority

Head of Human Services says congregated shelter model is better; public health doctor disagrees.

An emergency platform for protecting unhoused people

Coalition on Homelessness releases policy positions to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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.

Mohammed Nuru’s worst offense

Under Nuru, DPW routinely violated the rights of homeless people.

Police Commission votes against using cops to address homelessness

Measure seeks to move the city away from sweeps and law-enforcement approaches to people living on the streets.