Call 311 about tents? Here’s what homeless people and advocates say happens


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By San Francisco Public Press, KSFP, Laura Wenus, Liana Wilcox, and Mel Baker. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
San Francisco’s Healthy Streets Operations Center, a cross-departmental collaboration tasked with addressing tent encampments, is intended to clean up tents while offering residents services. But a report from the Coalition on Homelessness says only a minority of residents are successfully connected with services, and the practice of moving them and cleaning the street results primarily in property loss and distress.

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