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Kristi Coale's blog posts

posted 08/09/2022
Where was all this money going? Partly into no-bid contracts.
posted 01/28/2022
The budget of the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing has grown to an unprecedented level of $1.2 billion, thanks to federal and state pandemic funds.
posted 08/13/2021
A new department was tasked with using technology to track people across the social services system, but the effort failed expectations.
posted 03/02/2021
The city’s Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing is the main agency that oversees San Francisco’s shelters and services — and it has little to no oversight.

Kristi Coale's Blog

Where was all this money going? Partly into no-bid contracts. more »
posted 08/09/22
The budget of the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing has grown to an unprecedented... more »
posted 01/28/22
A new department was tasked with using technology to track people across the social services... more »
posted 08/13/21

Kristi Coale's Work

Amid plenty of praise for the nonprofit’s hard work, there‘s also a troubling allegation, an explosion under investigation, and inflated claims.
The homegrown nonprofit has risen fast in four years, from managing portable toilets to running hotels. Now it has national ambitions.
We should know in a few months how many people are living on our streets, but that’s just a start.