May 26, 2023

Evicted on Wood Street: California's Housing Crisis

by The Journal

When Kellie Castillo needed a place to live, she ended up at Wood Street, one of the largest homeless encampments in California. State authorities have spent the past several months shutting Wood Street down, leaving people like Kellie to figure out what’s next. WSJ’s Christine Mai-Duc describes what’s behind the state’s decision and what it means for the unhoused in California.

Further Reading:

- California Gov. Newsom Updates Plan to Fight State’s Homelessness Problem 

- California’s Homelessness Problem Pits Gov. Gavin Newsom Against Mayors 

Further Listening:

- Checking Out of Hotel 166 

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