The streets of San Francisco’s Tenderloin District have experienced a 300 per cent increase in the number of homeless tents since the coronavirus outbreak began, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the community and a law school. Residents, businesses and the University of California Hastings College of Law are suing to demand the city clean up drug needles and human waste which have littered the streets. The litigation also demands that assistance be provided for individuals living in sidewalk tents, arguing they are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19. About 400 tents currently occupy the neighborhood as San Francisco has had 1,943 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, which has been blamed for 34 deaths. The lawsuit argues homeless people living in sidewalk tents are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19. A man is pictured sitting inside his tent in Tenderloin last month The streets of San Francisco’s Tenderloin District have experienced a 300 per cent increase in the number of homeless tents since the coronavirus outbreak began, according to a new federal lawsuit. Homeless people are pictured in Tenderloin last month David Faigman, chancellor and dean at UC Hastings, which is heading the case in federal court,… Read full this story
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