On Monday, two of these mothers, 34-year-old Dominique Walker and 41-year-old Sameerah Karim, took over a house on Magnolia Street, which they say has been empty for two years.
San Jose State University is taking a major step to combat student homelessness and housing insecurity. Officials say nearly two-hundred of its students struggled with housing insecurity and homelessness last academic year.
The Bay Area observes Veterans Day with parades and celebrations. But in the South Bay, the occasion marks a turning point in a years-old battle to eliminate the number of vets living on the streets.
Leaders from the Bay Area's largest cities sit down with KTVU's Frank Somerville to discuss what is being done to solve the issues surrounding homelessness in their cities.
A big chunk of money spent in the Bay Area's three largest cities aimed at trying to tackle the homeless crisis doesn't actually trickle down to the people seen living on the streets. And 2 Investigates found, that's by design.
In California, there are hundreds of “anti-homeless” laws. Although there is nothing that specifically bans or restricts homelessness, cities in the Golden State have created nearly a thousand codes and ordinances that experts and homeless advocates argue disproportionately affect unsheltered people.
A homeless Utah man who changed a tire for a woman is challenging the stigma surrounding homelessness, according to a store owner who snapped a photo of the kind act.
A non-profit that helps homeless teens is in search of a new home.
About two dozen boulders now sit along a half-block stretch of sidewalk on Clinton Park, a residential side street near Market and Dolores streets in San Francisco.
A property manager in San Francisco's Tenderloin District says she's angry about a notice she received from the city that threatens a fine for the gum and grime on the sidewalk.
A woman dismayed with the idea of “anti-homeless boulders” cropping up in her San Francisco neighborhood tried in vain to get rid of the large rocks on Craigslist, only to have her efforts thwarted.
Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro toured the city of Oakland Wednesday to get a first-hand look at housing conditions and homelessness.
It was a courtroom defeat on Monday for group fighting to keep a homeless shelter out of their neighborhood.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson arrived at a public housing development in San Francisco on Tuesday to learn more about the city's homeless crisis.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is expected to be in San Francisco on Tuesday, though there is no confirmed meeting between Carson and SF Mayor London Breed.
California's legislator have taken a major step towards making it easier for renters to afford annual increases. Working at a breakneck pace to beat the end of the legislative session, lawmakers Wednesday passed a cap on annual rent increases in California.
Fremont city leaders unanimously voted Tuesday night to place a new homeless navigation center downtown behind City Hall.
Jimmy Gordon is a Vietnam veteran still living with battle scars from shrapnel. Once homeless and drug addicted, Gordon says he's found stability in this informal RV community on private property in northeast Antioch.
A San Francisco judge on Monday said he will not block construction of a controversial navigation center on Embarcadero for the homeless. However, the court has agreed to another hearing on the matter in two weeks.
A youth-lead project will create a tiny home village for Oakland and Berkeley homeless young people. Youth Spirit Artworks organized construction of 12 tiny homes at a site off Brush Street in West Oakland. 30 diverse congregations and organizations volunteered to help construct the homes.