Two public-housing sites in San Francisco will start the design process to build new mixed-use developments after receiving grants from the federal government. Read More
Police have increased patrols in the Sunnydale housing projects after a string of horrific gun violence since mid-May that has left three 21-year-olds and one 22-year-old dead.
The latest victim, who has not been identified, was fatally shot about 7:20 p.m. Sunday while standing in front of his home in the 1700 block of Sunnydale Avenue, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The 21-year-old suffered multiple bullet wounds, including one to his head, Esparza said. Read More
Advocates for the homeless say they are troubled by an inordinate number of vacancies at public housing complexes even as officials pledged Monday to move 51 homeless families into apartments as quickly as possible.
The City has seen a surge in homeless families this year, and the San Francisco Housing Authority recently reported a monthly average of 423 vacancies, or 7 percent of its more than 6,000 units. Read More
A 21-year-old man was grazed by a bullet Monday evening near the public housing projects of the Mission district.
The victim, a black male and a resident of Sacramento, was standing in a group in front of the housing projects at Valencia Street and Rosa Parks Lane when a suspect approached them and fired on them, according to San Francisco Police Lt. Troy Dangerfield.
The incident occurred around 7:15 p.m. Read More