Tom Vacar reports from Oakland.
Four mothers and their children who lived illegally in a West Oakland home say they plan to buy the house for a yet-to-be announced price.
The group Moms 4 Housing say they don't consider getting the house for below market value a win. Rob Roth reports from Oakland.
“We intend to continue to build emergency temporary shelters for our people living curbside as long as this affordability crisis and the homeless state of emergency it created exists,” Needa Bee said.
While the number of evictions has been declining in the last several years from the peak of the 2008 financial crisis, housing advocates say the problem is actually getting worse because the displaced residents can’t find anywhere to go.
"Numerous people have been subjected to predatory foreclosures and wrongful evictions, leading to displacement and thousands of people living on our streets." -- Rebecca Kaplan
On a gloomy damp Thursday in the Willow Glen section of San Jose, the ceremonial snipping of red ribbon ushers in light.
Jesse Gary reports.
Newsom has proposed a new law that would force communities to house the homeless.
San Francisco's police commission unanimously passed a resolution that urges an alternative to police responding to homelessness.
San Francisco leaders announced on Wednesday the opening of a new Navigation Center aimed at getting homeless young people on the right path.
Wedgewood spokesman Sam Singer told KTVU on Wednesday that he was "unaware" of Kelly's proposed bill.
SamTrans buses are reportedly dropping off homeless people along San Francisco's Embarcadero at the end of the night.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning unanimously approved buying two multi-unit residences that will provide temporary, shared rental housing for some of the 220 homeless people currently camping on the paved Joe Rodota Trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol.
Tom Vacar reports
Just before 6 a.m., the deputies made entry into the home. They escorted the mothers outside, binding their hands with plastic ties. One of the mothers screamed, "Why are you taking me to jail? I'm just trying to protect my children."
Backers of an ongoing plan sheltering homeless families in San Francisco say the program is working and reaching families in need.
"No matter what happens, this that's being built right now, this is the house that the moms built. This is historic and this is the beginning of a movement."
Wedgewood Properties announced that it will pay Catholic Charities to house the women's group for the next two months, to give the mothers time to find a new place to stay.
"You guys have dropped the ball and you haven't done your job and I'm tired of paying my taxes when you don't do your job," shouted one man, as a microphone was passed among participants at the Roseland Library.