Tag Archives: Homelessness

Board of Supervisors Approve State of Emergency in the Tenderloin

The Board of Supervisors’ recent Emergency Proclamation is a public health measure to address the Tenderloin’s devastating drug crisis. It will enable the City to more quickly and effectively roll out additional behavioral health and housing services that will save … Continue reading

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Mayor Breed’s Homelessness Recovery Plan

Many neighbors are asking: “what progress is the City making toward ending homelessness?” Thanks to Prop C, San Francisco has $1.3 billion in homelessness funding for 2021 – 2023. Yet, street conditions – with drug sales, drug use, and people … Continue reading

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2021-2023 Budget: $1.3 Billion Plan to Address Homelessness

San Francisco’s $1.3 billion for housing/other homelessness services has garnered headlines across the country. $800 million in funds from the Proposition C tax (current year’s tax receipts plus funds in escrow during litigation) significantly increased this two-year budget allocation. The … Continue reading

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RescueSF: Addressing Homelessness in Our Neighborhoods

RescueSF was formed by several groups of neighborhood leaders and residents because our voices are missing from the dialog on homelessness. Neighbors are de facto hosts to tents on the sidewalks of our neighborhoods and our City. And yet our … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: 311 Complaints No Longer Drive Homelessness Response

In a major reversal, on February 27, Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) officials changed the policy from responding to 311 cases to a “zone model.” Instead of responding to each 311 complaint, the city will return to the zone model … Continue reading

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Homelessness in our Community: Attend our Public Forum in April

Over the past two years we’ve seen a growing number of unsheltered people sleeping on our sidewalks, stairways, in the park, and in other public spaces. DHIC along with other District 8 (D8) community groups has been working with Supervisor … Continue reading

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Homelessness in our Neighborhood

The City has increased services to address the effects of homelessness in Dolores Park and surrounding neighborhoods as well as in the Castro District. Despite that, we’re seeing more homeless people sleeping and/or loitering on our sidewalks and stairs. And … Continue reading

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Who to Call When for Assistance

If you see… If you encounter issues reporting these situations contact the office of Supervisor Rafael Mandelman at mandelmanstaff@sfgov.org or (415) 554-6968

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Update on Homelessness Issues in Our Neighborhood

Are the Park and surrounding areas looking better? DHIC has been working for one year with other neighborhood associations to address issues caused by homelessness around Dolores Park and the Castro. At the July 31 Town Hall, City representatives heard … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting on Homelessness in Our Neighborhood

Approximately 40 residents attended a Town Hall on homelessness in  Dolores Park and surrounding areas. Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and his team brought together representatives of all City departments that are working on this issue in our neighborhoods. What we heard … Continue reading

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