Elderly Residents of San Pablo Seniors Facility Face Eviction During Coronavirus CrisisMore than a dozen elderly residents of a San Pablo senior living facility are being evicted, hurled into a brutal Bay Area housing market at the height of the coronavirus outbreak. Susie Steimle reports. (3-12-20)
Nonprofits Worry Coronavirus Will Exacerbate The Housing CrisisWhen a novel coronavirus outbreak threatens to shut down schools in the Bay Area, it places even more pressure on those who are barely making ends meet. Susie Steimle reports. (3-9-2020)
Caltrain Commits Portion Of All Future Land Toward Affordable HousingWhen it comes to the housing crisis, the Bay Area has been slow to put solutions in motion, but now Caltrain is on board with something big. Susie Steimle reports. (3-4-2020)
San Francisco Church Properties Offered To Help Alleviate Housing CrisisOn hundreds of San Francisco streets, epic edifices are showing their age. Inside, Sunday gatherings are growing smaller while outside, the numbers of people seeking shelter are growing larger. Susie Steimle reports. (3-2-2020)
The Politics Of Housing: Critics Say Prop E Does The Opposite Of What It AdvertisesAffordable housing solutions for San Francisco have been far more difficult to agree upon. Proposition E is a perfect example of how political local housing measures have become. Susie Steimle and Wilson Walker report. (2-26-2020)
'It's A Disgrace'; Gov. Newsom Dedicates State Of The State Address To HomelessnessOrdinarily, the State of the State is a time for the Governor to reflect on California's successes, but Governor Gavin Newsom instead focused his address on where California is failing--on homelessness and housing. Susie Steimle reports. (2-19-2020)
Headshots For The Homeless: Photographer Helps Clients See New Self WorthA Bay Area photographer has given away thousands of free headshots to homeless clients and she says the project hasn't only changed her life, but has also helped her subjects see themselves in a different light. Susie Steimle reports. (2-12-2020)
Small San Francisco Landlords Say Legalizing ADU's Is A Catch 22Susie Steimle reports on challenges landlords in SF with accessory dwelling units are facing (2-10-2020)
Study In Kenya Finds Giving Cash To Those In Need Has Positive Ripple EffectSusie Steimle reports on study based in Kenya that indicates providing cash to poor families provided wide benefit (2-5-2020)
Berkeley's Only Youth Homeless Shelter At Risk Of ClosingSusie Steimle reports on non-profit struggling to find new home for Berkeley homeless youth shelter (2-3-2020)
Wayward Blogger Loses Her Job And Finds A CareerAfter losing her job and worrying about rent, Kristin Hanes was almost a victim of the housing affordability crisis in the Bay Area. Instead, she turned her misfortune into fortune. Susie Steimle reports. (1-27-2020)
SF Supervisors Ask Corporate Landlord Veritas To Delay Selling 76 BuildingsSan Francisco supervisors are calling on the city's largest corporate landlord, Veritas Investments, to hit pause on selling dozens of buildings. Susie Steimle reports. (1-27-2020)
Supervisor Dean Preston Plans To Shake Up Housing Policy In San FranciscoJust when you thought San Francisco couldn't lean any further to the left politically, voters elected Dean Preston, a democratic socialist, to the Board of Supervisors. Susie Steimle reports. (1-15-2020)
Oakland Launches Homelessness AuditAn audit of homelessness services looks to determine just how many encampments there are and if clearing them is the best use of public money. Susie Steimle reports. (1-13-2020)
The Hottest Housing Bill Explained: A Closer Look At SB50State Senator Scott Weiner’s controversial Senate Bill 50 been called the hottest housing bill of last year's legislative session and it will either live or die in the next three weeks. Susie Steimle reports. (1-8-2020)
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)

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