Tuesday, December 7, 2021
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Tags Housing and economic justice for the poor

Tag: housing and economic justice for the poor

Heartless San Francisco demolishes ‘Box City’ encampment in pouring rain

In pouring down rain, city officials started clearing “Box City” at 7 a.m. this morning. City workers threw belongings into dumpsters and crushed previously occupied boxes. The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness released best practice guidelines for municipalities recommending that individuals in encampments should have access to housing before they are removed from said areas and, if no such housing exists, to provide temporary shelter that leads to housing. San Francisco is violating those guidelines.
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