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Iesha Mandolph of Oakland was an event planner before she got sick with her baby Eden. Now, she and her family are homeless. August 2017
A new ordinance in San Francisco that prohibits tents and structures on public sidewalks in an effort to get homeless into housing, has been used more than 150 times since it was passed by voters in November.
"Jim Under the Bridge" says past felonies prevent him from getting work. He lives on the streets in Oakland. Chandler Landon/August 2017
A homeless man nicknamed "Jim Under the Bridge" says he tries to keep things clean in Oakalnd but without Dumpsters, there is no place to put the trash. Chandler Landon/August 2017
"Jim Under the Bridge" makes a living off other people's trash. He wishes there were Dumpsters for the homeless as well as bahtrooms. Chandler Landon/August 2017
A homeless man nicknamed "Jim Under the Bridge" says he's been homeless for more than 30 years. Chandler Landon/August 2017
Homeless encampment at 5th and 6th streets near the Oakland police department. Chandler Landon/August 2017
People live in tents at 5th and 6th streets near the Oakland police department. August 2017
Neighbors are upset that people are living on 5th and 6th streets near the Oakland police department. Chandler Landon/August 2017
Homelessness seems to have gotten worse over the years in Oakland, advocates and neighbors say. Chandler Landon/August 2017
A row of tents line Oakland streets. This encampment is by the police department. Chandler Landon/August 2017
A homeless person lives in this tent under the I-880 overpass in Oakland. Chandler Landon/ August 2017
What the inside of a homeless person's living area looks like in Oakland at 5th and 6th streets. Chandler Landon/August 2017
There are no Dumpsters or bathrooms for the homeless to easily use in Oakland. Chandler Landon/August 2017
Iesha Mandolph of Oakland holds her baby Eden in her Toyota Camry. She and her family of five have been living on the streets after she got sick. Tony Hodrick/August 2017
The Mandolph family lives and sleeps in their Toyota Camry in Oakland. They became homeless after the mother, Iesha, got sick and they couldn't keep up with the bills. Tony Hodrick/ August 2017
Iesha Mandoph of Oakland and her daughters use public bathrooms to clean up as they are homeless and living in their car. Tony Hodrick/August 2017
The five members of the Mandolph family sleep in this Toyota Camry, hidden in plain view, on Oakland streets. Tony Hodrick/ August 2017
"Poor is the new thing to be prejudice against" said Aaron Burrows. Burrows, his wife Meadow, and their 8-year-old son A.J. have been homeless for more than 18 months.
8-year-old A.J. sleeps on the floor at the First Friendship Shelter in San Francisco with about 50 other homeless people.
"My son calls me a turtle because I wear my house on my back." Meadow Dawn Sylvester, her husband Aaron, and son A.J. have been trying to get into a shelter where they can have their own room.
Meet your neighbors: The men, women and children who are living without a home on Bay Area streets.