Neighbors Sound Off on Mission’s 2 Alternative Homeless Shelters

By Laura Wenus, KALW/Crosscurrents

An abandoned industrial building on the southern border of San Francisco’s Mission District is about to become the city’s newest Navigation Center.

It’s at 26th Street and South Van Ness Avenue. The shelter is expected to open soon and will only be around for an estimated nine months before it’s removed and housing is built on the site.

Neighbors I spoke with generally liked the idea of having a center here. Local resident Marvin Garcia knows the homeless need somewhere to go.

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