Why Is San Francisco Shutting Down its Homeless Hotels?

Fifth & Mission show

Summary: Since last spring, the city has moved thousands of unhoused residents into hotel rooms as emergency shelter during the pandemic. The program, Project RoomKey, is federally funded and the Biden Administration has extended that funding through April 1. But San Francisco has been closing the shelter-in-place hotels for months, despite protests from homeless advocates. Producer Caron Creighton reports on the city's tactics and the objections activists have to them.  Get unlimited Chronicle access for 26 weeks for 99 cents: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices