SROs: Rooms out of View

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Homeless Center’s Opening Delayed Two Weeks

-+*The city’s newest front against an infamously pervasive homelessness problem, an eight- to 18-month pilot project known as the Navigation Center, was slated to open Monday but will instead be delayed until March 30, according to officials....
District Nine Supervisor, David Campos, spoke outside City Hall on Thursday in support of new legislation that would help reform the city's Department of Public Health policy in regards to bedbugs.

Bedbugs Suck

-+*“Bedbugs suck” was the mantra on the steps of City Hall Thursday, where District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim presented new legislation to help the Department of Public Health cope with the city’s bedbug problem. Kim...
Bobbi Hagen and her dog, Dancer. (Photos by Vanessa Carr)

Women Seek Stability in SROs

-+*Despite the problems that come with shared bathrooms and unpredictable neighbors, some women make residential hotels a home they're unlikely to leave.
Delma spends most days with baby Elmer in the family's $600-a-month hotel room.

A Family Home In An SRO

-+*San Francisco is a city with a serious affordable housing deficit. As more families suffer from job loss and slashed hours, many are turning to single room occupancy hotels for shelter.En Español