San Francisco Proposes Designated Parking for the Homeless

Following several other California cities, San Francisco is considering designating a parking lot as a safe place for people living in RVs to spend the night.

Two lawmakers have proposed allowing RV residents to park and sleep in a lot near a city BART station; the lot is currently used for employee parking and would hold 30 vehicles. A survey earlier this year found that 35 percent of homeless people sleep in vehicles, adding to concerns that previous counts of homeless people had fallen short of real numbers. San Francisco follows Oakland, San Diego, and Los Angeles in the effort.

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