Expert: Homelessness Disproportionately Impacts Black And LGBTQ YouthThere is hidden homeless population, often by design: street kids. When children end up homeless it’s usually because someone in their life dropped the ball. A UC Berkeley professor says it’s up to society to pick them up. Susie Steimle reports. (1-6-2020)
Full Interview With BACS Executive Director Jamie AlmanzaKPIX 5 reporter Susie Steimle interviews BACS Executive Director Jamie Almanza about the non-profit's operations (12-19-2019)
A Housing Solution Success Story: Nonprofits Buy Buildings To Prevent DisplacementIt’s a San Francisco success story: nonprofits are increasingly buying buildings citywide to prevent displacement of rent controlled tenants. Susie Steimle reports. (12-11-2019)
'Curbside Communities': Settling The Last FrontierThey’re commonly referred to as homeless encampments, but Mavin Carter-Griffin would prefer you call them “curbside communities.” Susie Steimle reports. (12-9-2019)
Activists Take Over San Francisco Mayor's Office Seeking Affordable Senior HousingMore than 100 demonstrators, many of them senior citizens, crowded into Mayor London Breed’s office Wednesday, saying they wouldn’t leave until she agreed to meet with them. Susie Steimle reports. (12-4-2019)
Permanent Mailing Address Service Provides Window Of Opportunity For HomelessIt's something most of us have that we take for granted: a mailing address. One nonprofit is providing mailing addresses for the homeless in San Jose and it’s helping some of them find permanent housing. Susie Steimle reports. (12-2-2019)
Pregnant Homeless Women Struggle On Bay Area StreetsSusie Steimle report on difficulty pregnant homeless women have getting into housing programs in the Bay Area (11-25-2019)
CA Insurance Commissioner Demands Action From Companies Over Wildfire Non-RenewalsThe state insurance commissioner is taking action after a KPIX report revealed thousands of homeowners in high-risk fire areas are losing their insurance coverage. Susie Steimle reports. (11-20-2019)
Dozens Say Taxpayer-Funded Housing Program Put Them Back On The StreetBay Area Community Services (BACS) is the largest housing solutions program in the Bay Area and it's largely funded by tens of millions of taxpayer dollars. But dozens of people say they're back out on the street because of BACS. Susie Steimle reports. (11-18-2019)
Mother And Son Kicked Out Of Homeless Shelter For Mental Health OutburstA mother and her son were on a waitlist for a homeless shelter for 18 months and once they got in, they were kicked out eight months later due to a mental health outburst. Susie Steimle reports. (11-13-2019)
Homeowners In Fire Zones Lose Insurance CoverageAs fires ravage California each year, more homeowners are at risk of losing their insurance, making it a struggle for them to find and maintain affordable rates. Susie Steimle reports. (11-11-2019)
Small Property Owners Want To Continue Raising Rents To Pay Off Their DebtSmall property owners showed up in droves to the Rent Board this week to debate whether landlords should be required to disclose their finances to pass along any debt. Currently, they don’t have to and tenants want that to change. Susie Steimle reports. (11-6-2019)
UCSF Researchers Focus On 'Aging Into Homelessness' In Bay AreaMore people than ever before are "aging into homelessness." Right now, more than half of the Bay Area homeless population is over the age of 50. Susie Steimle reports. (11-4-2019)
Affordable Housing At The Ballot Box: More Politics Than Progress?Politicians in San Francisco say Propositions A and E will have a significant impact on the city’s ability to build much needed affordable housing, but even some supporters say Prop E is overhyped. Susie Steimle reports. (10-30-2019)
Victory For Veritas Tenants As Landlord Agrees To Stop Pass-ThroughsA fight between rent controlled tenants and San Francisco’s largest landlord has reached a truce. Susie Steimle reports. (10-28-2019)
Low Income Seniors At Risk Of Homelessness In NovatoMore than 100 low income senior citizens living in affordable housing in Novato are worried they’re being priced out. Susie Steimle reports. (10-23-2019)
Peninsula Developer Talks About Challenges Of Building In Bay AreaSusie Steimle reports on developers having a difficult time building even low-income housing in Bay Area (10-21-2019)
Teachers Become Super-Commuters To Work In San FranciscoMost people have that one teacher who changed the course of their life forever, but increasingly, students in the Bay Area are losing the opportunity to have that kind of relationship with an educator. Susie Steimle reports. (10-16-2019)
Tiny Homes: A Movement Or A Solution To Homelessness?It’s a small but growing movement in the Bay Area: living tiny. Community leaders are increasingly deploying tiny homes to help the homeless. Susie Steimle reports. (10-14-2019)
Landlords Might Have To Disclose Finances To Raise RentLandlords in San Francisco might soon have to disclose their finances to raise their tenants' rent after the Rent Board Commission considered new regulations Tuesday night. Susie Steimle reports. (10-9-2019)
Corporate Rentals Move Into San Francisco’s Rent Controlled BuildingsIt’s an $18 billion industry in the United States and San Francisco is at the center of it. Short-term rental laws that were designed to preserve the city’s existing housing stock back in 2015 spurred growth for yet another tech disruptor. Susie Steimle reports. (10-7-2019)
Heart Transplant Patient Worries Her Affordable Housing Is Compromising Her HealthA woman who has been fighting heart failure her entire life is trying to survive in affordable housing, which she worries is compromising her health. Susie Steimle reports. (10-2-2019)
Sue The Suburbs: One Nonprofit’s Plan To Solve The Housing CrisisCan we sue our way out of the housing crisis? A San Francisco nonprofit is trying to do exactly that. Susie Steimle reports. (9-30-2019)
Their Apartments Became Condos, Now They're Being EvictedTwo families in East Oakland are facing eviction because their rent-controlled apartments were turned into condos, or at least that’s what their landlord says happened. Susie Steimle reports. (9-25-2019)

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