Tag Archives: Homelessness

Newsom on homelessness: ‘We’ve gotta clean up those encampments’

Tent Encampments

In his budget proposal, Gov. Gavin Newsom highlighted his support for cities to remove homeless encampments but conceded it’s only a bridge to permanent housing… …Matt Schwartz, president and CEO of the nonprofit California Housing Partnership, said while he applauds the new “short-term investments”, the money won’t come close to building the 1.2 million homes his group estimates the state Read More

1 in 200 San Franciscans Sleep on the Streets

On any given night, 1 in 200 San Franciscans sleep on the street. Among the nation's large urban areas, the city has the highest per capita rate of unsheltered homeless people—people who live outside, in cars, or in abandoned buildings, as opposed to in shelters or transitional housing.