California's homeless crisis: What works & what needs to change?
On this edition of Your Call, we'll start a two-part series on the homeless crisis by focusing on California, a state with an uncoordinated approach, which has hampered the effectiveness of its efforts, according to a recent state audit.
Over 160,000 of California’s residents experience homelessness on any given day, according to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. State and local officials have pledged billions to address the issue in recent years, but progress is slow and at times elusive. What factors contribute to this crisis, what is working, and what needs to change?
Auditor of the State of California: The State’s Uncoordinated Approach to Addressing Homelessness Has Hampered the Effectiveness of Its Efforts
San Francisco Chronicle: SF Native Plans to Move to Mexico After an Eviction
San Francisco Chronicle: Aging onto the street