By Tim Redmond : 48hills – excerpt
The saga of one man in the Haight shows the dysfunction of the Breed Administration’s programs.
The problems with the Breed Administration’s approach to homelessness and the COVID crisis go beyond the obvious issues of hotel rooms and street encampments.They go to the issues of basic competence.
Ask Christin Evans, who runs Booksmith, a store on Haight Street.
Evans found herself last weekend trying to help a disabled, senior,homeless person – and ran into a bureaucratic nightmare…
“If you are listening, your city system is broken (1,000 vacant hotel rooms!) Because Cuba is 70 years old, living through a pandemic, and there is no excuse why he shouldn’t be inside. We must do better.”… (more)