SFPD, DPW Grilled on Response to Homelessness

Street Sheet, Sept. 3, 2019

The Healthy Streets Operation Center, tasked with tackling street homelessness, has been blasted by two city panels in the last month. (more)

Belonging(s) Stolen in San Francisco Sweeps

Street Sheet, July 1, 2019

At a rally outside the Department of Works storage yard, 11 unhoused residents attempted to reclaim property that DPW seized during sweeps. But like many before them, they were left with nothing. (more)

A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

Street Sheet, March 15, 2019

It didn’t take long for a hearing on San Francisco’s cold and wet weather policy for homeless people to become a forum on the City’s heavy-handed practice of sweeping encampments during heavy rainstorms. (more)

An Aggressive Turn in Encampment Sweeps

Street Sheet, May 1, 2018

Mark Farrell’s abbreviated term as mayor will apparently be defined by one thing — the removal of tent dwellings from homeless San Franciscans. If so, that definitive moment came April 25, when otherwise unhoused people who have erected tents and other improvised shelters were swept out in the latest of street evictions. (more)