Homelessness in San Francisco: 'It Doesn't Take Miracles ... It Takes Money'

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On Thursday, S.F. Mayor London Breed and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff announced that he would donate $6 million to help reopen the Bristol Hotel in the Tenderloin and turn it into an apartment building for people who are transitioning out of homelessness.  (Erika Aguilar/KQED)

San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff announced a $6 million donation he is making to subsidize five years of rent for formerly homeless residents who will move into a renovated apartment building in the Tenderloin next year. Benioff used the occasion to push other wealthy Bay residents to pitch in.

Guest: Kevin Fagan, reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle

Kevin has done a lot of reporting on homelessness in San Francisco. You can read his coverage as part of the SF Homeless Project.

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