June 27, 2016
Like you, we here at ABC7 are frustrated, confused, and dismayed at seeing the problem of homelessness in San Francisco. We want change. This week, ABC7 News joins more than 70 other local news agencies to highlight the problem and encourage our leaders to do something about it.
Here’s a closer look at one of the many programs looking to solve the homeless crisis by doing the seemingly impossible — providing housing.
They’re the ones among us who have fallen, or maybe crawled into the cracks. They have little hope of getting back out. Especially after a long, long time.
“Probably about eight years, eight or nine years,” said Jose Maya, who’s just another resident of the tent city squeezed into and around Cesar Chavez Street in San Francisco. Maybe you’ve driven past and kept going. But not everyone.