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San Francisco Supervisors Fight City On Hotel Rooms For People Who Are Homeless

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Homeless Couple, San Francisco, 2010.

The Bay Area has been applauded for its response to the coronavirus. Early shelter-in-place guidelines were put into place and experts say the curve is beginning to flatten. But there are big hurdles ahead.

Two people at San Francisco’s largest homeless shelter have tested positive for COVID-19. Homeless advocates and a vocal group from the Board of Supervisors have criticized the city’s response to protect some of their most vulnerable residents.

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