Dramatic Increase In Number Of People Living In Vehicles In Marin CountyThe number of homeless people forced to live in their vehicles in Marin County has nearly doubled since 2019, according health department report.
Bay Area Homelessness Regional Action Plan Announced; Seeks To House 75% Of Homeless By 2024Local and state leaders, housing experts, businesses and social justice advocates from all nine Bay Area counties have united to create a Regional Action Plan that aims to house 75 percent of the area's homeless population by 2024.
Construction Workers On Vallejo Bridge Project Find 2 People Living In CaveConstruction workers rebuilding a bridge in Vallejo on Friday unexpectedly found two people living in a cave dug into an embankment, authorities said.
San Jose Council Approves Resuming Sweeps Of Homeless EncampmentsThe San Jose City Council voted this week to immediately resume pre-pandemic homeless encampment management and abatement procedures, as well as explore the idea of sanctioned encampments.
Lawmakers Consider Plan To Clear, Relocate Dozens Of Homeless Encampments In San JoseDozens of homeless encampments that have exploded in size since the pandemic began could soon be cleared out in San Jose and relocated on public-owned property.
ACLU, Civil Rights Groups Sue Pacifica Over RV Parking BanOn behalf of five Pacifica residents who live in RVs, three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against the city of Pacifica for its rules that prohibit RV parking on certain streets.
Report: San Francisco Homeless Struggle To Access Enough Water For SurvivalSan Francisco's homeless residents struggle to access enough water to live and stay healthy, according to a grim report released Tuesday by the nonprofit Coalition on Homelessness.
Federal Judge Bars Sausalito From Clearing Homeless Encampment In Dunphy ParkOn Monday, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen blocked the city from breaking up the Dunphy Park homeless encampment.
COVID: SF Supes Approve Emergency Ordinance To Increase Hotels To House Homeless People During PandemicSan Francisco supervisors approved an emergency ordinance calling for an increase the amount of hotel rooms for homeless people as the COVID-19 pandemic endures.
Sausalito Orders Homeless People Living In Tent City On Waterfront To MoveThere's a fight brewing over a homeless encampment in Sausalito. Nearly two dozen people living in Dunphy Park have until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, to get out.
State Auditor: California Should Track Homeless Spending, Set PolicyThe office of state auditor Elaine Howle said that the state continues to have the largest homeless population in the nation “likely in part because its approach to addressing homelessness has been disjointed."
Santa Clara County Launches Tiny Homes Site For Unhoused Families With ChildrenSupervisors and community partners in Santa Clara County gathered on Monday to kick off the opening of Casitas de Esperanza at the Civic Center -- a collection of tiny homes located outside of the old San Jose City Hall.
Project Home: Bay Area Homeless Shelter Workers Ask To Be Prioritized for COVID-19 VaccinesFrontline and essential workers at homeless shelters have petitioned to be moved up the priority list for COVID-19 vaccinations. In multiple cases, it has worked.
Large Homeless Encampment Reappears In East Oakland; Business Owners, Neighbors Begging City Officials To Take ActionA large homeless encampment next to the East Oakland Home Depot that was cleared out a year ago is now packed once again with makeshift dwellings. Neighbors are complaining of the uptick in crime and businesses are trying to move out.
Project Home: Amid California Homelessness Crisis, Proposed Tax On Large Corporations Seeks To Fund ProgramsA proposal introduced in California's legislature seeks to address California's worsening homelessness crisis by create a permanent funding stream for homeless programs.