Only one City Council member openly embraced Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s Convention Center measure on Monday, adding another hurdle for a proposal with long odds.
San Diego’s homeless-serving approach has long suffered from a lack of coordination. Regional leaders now hope to get everyone to follow a single plan.
Stacie Spector, who led Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s efforts to combat homelessness, is out after seven months on the job.
The annual homeless census showed a drop in homelessness in Chula Vista – likely in large part because of a change in how the city polices RVs parked on the street. Advocates warn those policies simply move people elsewhere, instead of actually solving homelessness.
The latest census of San Diego’s homeless population sheds light on a major problem: Many folks living on the street – particularly those who have been there for years – are choosing to stay in tents and makeshift structures instead of shelters.
City Councilman Chris Ward and other Democrats want Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s tax proposal to do more for homelessness.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s hotel-tax hike promises to throw more annual cash at aiding the homeless but he doesn’t have a spending plan. His team’s selling the flexibility that offers.
San Diego’s biggest homeless-serving nonprofit has decided a housing crisis is at the center of San Diego’s growing homelessness crisis – and aims to take bold steps to address it.
When it comes to homelessness, Mayor Kevin Faulconer wants to work it both ways – with both long- and short-term solutions.
The only real solution for the disabled homeless population is permanent supportive housing.