homelessness

07 Apr 2021

WATCH: Moms 4 Housing Struggle Chronicled In Amazing New Documentary

You may remember the December 2019 – January 2020 saga of Moms 4 Housing, where four single mothers experiencing homelessness occupied a West Oakland house that had long been uselessly sitting vacant. Their fight for good over greed drew international attention to the moral outrage that Oakland has four times

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19 Mar 2021

What’s Happening on Richardson Bay

When you cross that iconic rust-colored bridge and slide down Alexander Avenue into Sausalito, most people from the city would say that you are in an entirely different world. The Hilltop mansions, tucked between evergreens overlooking extravagant waterfront fine dining and enormous yachts, are a far cry from the colorfully

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22 Mar 2021

Legendary Artist Jeremy Fish Has Designed a Limited Edition BAS Shirt!

I’m SOOO excited to announce the release of this rad new shirt. The legendary San Francisco artist Jeremy Fish put a lot of thought and effort into creating something that reflects all the various things we do at BrokeAssStuart.com. We worked with him to come up with is this fantastic design:

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17 Mar 2021

Yes, The Homeless Are Eligible For $1,400 Stimulus Payments

The $1,400 stimulus payments are starting to drop, and they can also drop for people who’ve fallen through the cracks. A viral tweet from over the weekend claimed “I just found this out. If you are homeless, you can go to a tax return office where they will file something

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05 Mar 2021

SF Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for People Exiting Homelessness

San Francisco city leaders on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of a future affordable housing complex in the city’s South of Market neighborhood that is set to provide housing for 96 people exiting homelessness. The $52 million project at 53 Colton St. is expected to completed by late 2022. “Projects like

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28 Oct 2020

Report: SF Tent Encampments Down 37% Since Pandemic Peak

It’s still going to break your heart every time you see tents of people living on the street during the pandemic, but a new set of raw numbers shows that the Safe Sleeping Villages have been a pretty remarkable success. Mission Local reports on a new analysis buy the city’s

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15 Sep 2020

TechCrunch Disrupt Host Did Unsanctioned Homeless Sweeps of Tents, Robbed People’s Possessions

It’s bad enough that the SF Police and Department of Public Works are seizing unsheltered people’s property when conducting their heartless homeless encampment sweeps. But now private tech companies are just conducting the sweeps themselves — without city permission, and during a pandemic, for eff’ s sake — as the

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12 Jun 2020

Hundreds of Tenderloin Homeless Folks Finally to Be Moved to Hotels

A couple weeks ago we reported that UC Hastings, the law school in the Tenderloin, sued the City of San Francisco demanding that the City clear the Tenderloin of its ‘homelessness encampments’ and ‘open-air drug sales’. In response a group of students at Hastings published an open letter to the dean

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05 Mar 2020

SF Sells Heart for record $3 Million, To Fund Public Health Programs

Everyday on the streets of SF we are reminded that America has no socialized medicine, and no real safety net for its most vulnerable citizens.  We have people numbering in the hundreds of thousands living on our streets in California, a quarter of the country’s homeless population is here, in our state, sleeping under overpasses, in tents on the sidewalks, and struggling to find the care they need.  Even in San Francisco, in the richest city, in the richest country in the world, the streets are full of people who need help. 

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