There’s a bevy of voices in the debate over what to do about San Diego’s homeless crisis. A comprehensive regional plan to address the issue is finally in the works. Now leaders just have to get everyone to back it. As VOSD’s Lisa Halverstadt reports, getting all the disparate nonprofits, cities, business interests and advocates to go […]
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.
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City Councilman Chris Ward and other Democrats want Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s tax proposal to do more for homelessness.
NBC7’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt outline the idea to use the old Central Library as a temporary shelter for the homeless.
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.
For years, federal agencies and San Diego nonprofits have prioritized funding to help homeless veterans and those who’ve spent years on the streets. There’s been far less focus on those who are teetering on the brink of homelessness, or who have just become homeless — though those people might be easier and cheaper to help.