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After City Clears Homeless Camps, Team Works to Prevent Return

Zachary Benjamin, San Francisco Public Press — Jul 6 2017 - 10:49am

City officials quickly learned that not long after a homeless encampment was cleared, a new one would often take hold in the same area. So they quietly added a team to keep encampments from re-emerging.

More Homeless Returning to Streets From Navigation Centers

Noah Arroyo and Hannah Kaplan, San Francisco Public Press — Jun 27 2017 - 3:45pm

Two years after the city launched its navigation centers, fewer than a quarter of the nearly 1,200 people who have passed through have been placed in verified long-term housing, and more are returning to the streets, an analysis of city records shows. The most common outcome is a one-way bus ticket to another city.

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