San Jose Churches Eyed as Potential Sites for Homeless HousingSan Jose and local faith leaders are proposing a change to the city's affordable housing plans that would allow developers to build at gathering places such as churches, private clubs, lodges and theaters, bypassing the city's often lengthy permit and approval process.
COVID Surge: Health Officials Confirm Over 300 Cases At San Jose Care Facilities, Homeless Shelters OutbreaksSanta Clara County health officials on Thursday confirmed multiple COVID-19 outbreaks at at least two long-term care facilities and two homeless shelters in San Jose that have infected over 300 people.
Trump Administration Puts Dozens Of Homeless Housing Projects On Hold In California As Winter ApproachesAs winter approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the need to house the homeless in the Bay Area is more urgent than ever. But KPIX 5 has learned the Trump administration has put the brakes on projects that would help thousands.
Robin Williams' Daughter Celebrates Late Father's Birthday With Donations To Homeless SheltersOn what would've been Robin Williams' 69th birthday, his daughter honored her comedian father by donating money to homeless shelters across California.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Announces Deal With Motel 6 Chain To House HomelessGov. Newsom said the state's existing housing crisis and the outbreak of the coronavirus and need for social distancing has intensified the need to get an estimated 108,000 homeless people off the streets.
San Francisco Readies Moscone Center To Shelter Homeless During Coronavirus PandemicSan Francisco has been looking for ways to test and shelter greater numbers of people and those efforts will intensify next week
Proposed Homeless Shelter On SF Embarcadero Sparks Dueling Online CampaignsThere are currently competing GoFundMe campaigns in which people have given tens of thousands of dollars either in support of- or opposition to a massive homeless shelter on the San Francisco waterfront.
City Of Oakland Opens Winter Overnight Shelters For Homeless PeopleThe city of Oakland is opening winter shelters starting Monday to address the needs of homeless people in the upcoming cold weather months.
Pop-Up Emergency Homeless Shelters To Open In San FranciscoWith heavy rain expected throughout the Bay Area this weekend, the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management has announced that two pop-up homeless shelters will open in the city starting on Saturday.
SF Delays Requiring Proof Of Residency For Homeless ServicesThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors delayed the scheduled starting date in a plan that would require proof of residency by families seeking shelter through the city’s resources.