A former San Francisco mayor wants to put the city’s homeless on a Navy ship
A former San Francisco mayor is rocking the boat with a new proposed solution to the city’s homeless crisis. Art Agnos, who led the city from 1988 to 1992, wants to create a temporary shelter aboard a retired Navy ship.
In an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle on Tuesday, Agnos suggested turning the USS Peleliu, a decommissioned assault ship that rests in a San Diego harbor, into a shelter capable of housing “most, if not all, of San Francisco’s homeless living in tents on the streets.”
“Our city desperately needs a humane, progressive game changer to house them until there is enough permanent housing,” Agnos writes. – READ MORE