The New York Times
California Today: The Homeless Millennial Connection
Voters in San Francisco next week will decide whether to aggressively ramp up funding to combat homelessness. A tax on large businesses known as Proposition C would raise up to $300 million annually.
Will these measures work? Much depends on how quickly and how well they are carried out, and what happens to the economy.
Dennis Culhane, an expert on homelessness at the University of Pennsylvania, says there is also a much more unappreciated factor: demographics.