San Francisco: Funding for Homeless Should Increase


Marking the anniversary of San Francisco's Ten Year Plan to Abolish Chronic Homelessness, budget analysts learns that the city is spending a whopping $165 million on programs to fight homelessness per year, including state and federal funding it receives.

With the city's inability to afford stable housing, the Homeless Emergency Services Programs Association recommends the city to take advantage of the rising corporations, community development projects and property transfers to offset the increasing rental payments and apply for additional funding to re-house hundreds of homeless individuals and displaced households.

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