The UN Investigates Poverty and Human Rights in San Francisco

Street Sheet, Dec. 15, 2017

United Nations special rapporteur Philip Alston visited the city as part of a two-week, fact-finding mission throughout the U.S. He also received input from service providers and advocacy organizations at a special forum, then toured a homeless encampment. (Main story and sidebar)


Clearing the Snakepit

Street Sheet, Nov. 6, 2017

The Snakepit was one of the longest surviving homeless encampments in San Francisco. At least, it was until October 19 when police announced to the occupants that they had to vacate. (more)

The Case for Beds in the Bayview

Street Sheet, San Francisco Bay View and 48 Hills, June 1, 2017

According to homeless service providers, the Bayview has 40 percent of San Francisco’s homeless population, but only seven percent of the services. Because of this disparity, they recommend opening a new, full-service shelter. (more)