BART to Step Up Enforcement of Rules Against Sleeping, Lying in Stations

BART to Step Up Enforcement of Rules Against Sleeping, Lying in Stations

BART is warning the Bay Area’s homeless population that stricter enforcement started today to stop people from sleeping and lying down in BART station corridors….

Housing Activists Rally In Support Of People Who Live In Vehicles

Housing Activists Rally In Support Of People Who Live In Vehicles

Homeless advocates rallied in front of San Francisco City Hall this morning against continued bans of oversize vehicles from parking overnight on certain city streets,…

Groups Allege SF Wants To Bus Homeless People From Mid-Market To Bayview

Groups Allege SF Wants To Bus Homeless People From Mid-Market To Bayview

Residents in San Francisco’s Bayview District today again voiced criticism of a 100-bed homeless shelter planned there, saying that the city used dubious numbers in…

Homeless People Can Now Reserve Shelter Spots By Calling 311

Homeless People Can Now Reserve Shelter Spots By Calling 311

Starting today, homeless individuals in San Francisco can reserve a spot at a shelter by calling a city-run service center at 311, Mayor Ed Lee…

Homeless Families To Celebrate At Holiday Party

Hundreds of homeless and low-income families will enjoy a holiday treat this afternoon at a festive party for children and parents organized by Compass Family…

Bay Area’s Homeless Community Struggles To Deal With Frigid Weather

Bay Area’s Homeless Community Struggles To Deal With Frigid Weather

Homeless residents of the Bay Area are continuing to cope with dangerously cold weather that has flooded shelters in recent weeks and led to the…

Advocates For Homeless Protest Safeway’s Evictions Of Recycling Centers

Advocates For Homeless Protest Safeway’s Evictions Of Recycling Centers

A San Francisco homeless advocacy group protested the looming closure of a recycling center at a Castro District grocery store this afternoon. At the protest,…

KTVU Video Leads To Arrest Of Man In Attack On Homeless Person

KTVU Video Leads To Arrest Of Man In Attack On Homeless Person

San Francisco police arrested a suspect today in an assault on a homeless person that was captured on video earlier this month. The assault, which…

Homeless Advocate: Though Sleeping In Parks Is Illegal, “there’s nowhere for people to go”

Homeless Advocate: Though Sleeping In Parks Is Illegal, “there’s nowhere for people to go”

Dozens of advocates for the city’s homeless population held a “sleep-in” at San Francisco’s Dolores Park on Monday night ahead of a Board of Supervisors…

Supes Committee OKs Plan To Fine Those Who Violate Citywide Park Closure Hours $100 Or More

Supes Committee OKs Plan To Fine Those Who Violate Citywide Park Closure Hours $100 Or More

A proposal to establish citywide park closure hours in San Francisco came one step closer to approval today when it was passed by a Board…

Supes Could Block New Residency Requirements For SF’s Homeless Services

Supes Could Block New Residency Requirements For SF’s Homeless Services

Changes to the requirements for homeless families to apply for longer-term housing in San Francisco were up for discussion Thursday morning. The Neighborhood Services and…