Homelessness

  • Downtown Streets Team Recognized as “Best Practice” Model for Ending Homelessness in California

    League of California Cities and California State Association of Counties Report encourages communities to replicate innovative model locally   SAN JOSE, CALIF. —  Bay Area homeless services provider Downtown Streets Team (DST) has been recognized by the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Joint...
  • Homelessness Is at a Crisis Stage

    Santa Clara / CALIFORNIA With unanimous approval of a resolution that declares homelessness in Santa Clara County a crisis, the Board of Supervisors sent a message to other cities and agencies in the County to consider doing the same and then explore options for increasing affordable housing in response to...
  • Homelessness

    Suzanne Potter / California News Service SAN FRANCISCO – California needs to do a much better job of caring for the homeless – because almost two-thirds are sleeping outside with no shelter, according to a new report from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. The annual report takes...