Every Child Deserves a Home

Homelessness in the Media

Benioffs Pitch in to Help Homeless San Francisco Families
San Francisco Chronicle – John Wildermuth
December 12, 2011

San Francisco Schools Struggle with More Homeless Kids
San Francisco Chronicle
December 4, 2011 – Jill Tucker

Homeless Families in San Francisco Seek Public Housing
San Francisco Chronicle
November 30, 2011 – Jill Tucker

More Kids Living on San Francisco Streets
San Francisco Examiner
November 30, 2011 – Amy Crawford


Hard Times Generation: Families Living in Cars
60 Minutes on CBS
November 27, 2011

HUD Secretary reports HPRP has prevented or ended homelessness for one million Americans since 2009
September13, 2011 – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced that the Homelessness Prevention Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP), part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, has prevented or ended homelessness for one million people in the U.S. since 2009. With HPRP funding, over the past two years Hamilton Family Center’s First Avenues program helped 105 homeless families in San Francisco become permanently housed and prevented another 49 families from becoming homeless.

Number of Families in Shelters Rises
New York Times, September 11, 2010

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Number of Homeless Families Skyrocketing
San Francisco Examiner, October 2, 2009

The High Cost of Poverty: Why the Poor Pay More
The Washington Post, May 18, 2009

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