Gov. Brown Approves $2 Billion For Homeless HousingCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has approved spending $2 billion to build permanent housing for homeless people with mental illnesses.
San Francisco Homeless Families Struggle To Get Short-Term HousingOne of the biggest problems to housing families is that it's taking six to 12 months for a family to get into a three- to six-month shelter, the first step on the road to permanent housing.
Hawaii Homeless Say Honolulu Policy Lacks 'Aloha Spirit'Three years ago, the homeless problem at Hawaii's famous Waikiki Beach had reached a breaking point. But the city introduced a strict program that moved transients away from areas popular with tourists.
San Francisco Homeless Czar: "We Must Do Better"The Director of the San Francisco Department of Homelessness has heard the city's frustration and is prepared to do something about it.
Struggling To Smile: Homeless Family Of 6 Talks About Living In Their CarIn the Bay Area, not all the homeless are camping in doorways, asleep on the sidewalk or wandering the streets. A growing number of homeless do their best to stay invisible.
Proposed San Francisco Tech Payroll Tax Would Raise Millions For HomelessnessTech companies in San Francisco have received millions of dollars in tax breaks for years, but now some city politicians want to make an exception to that rule.
San Jose To Weigh Controversial Solutions To Homeless ProblemThe San Jose City Council will tackle the South Bay city’s homeless problem Tuesday as officials discuss possible solutions being considered to get people off the streets.
Despite $241 Million Budget, SF Still Struggling With HomelessnessWith San Francisco spending nearly a quarter of a billion dollars on the homeless every year, many are asking how there are still thousands of people living on the street.
Intractable San Francisco Homeless Problem Decades In The MakingIt's a problem that has vexed San Francisco for nearly 35 years. After six mayors and at least a dozen different plans, there are still thousands of people living on city streets.
San Francisco's Proposed Tent City Law Heads To November BallotVoters will decide the fate of an initiative by San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell to allow authorities to remove a homeless encampment.
San Francisco To Roll Out 6 New Homeless Navigation CentersSan Francisco plans to roll out six new navigation centers to aid the homeless in the city's neighborhoods.