A new housing report from Property Shark reveals that there are currently more than 50 of the 100 most expensive US postal codes in the Bay Area. throws a breathtaking new light on San Francisco's tremendous prosperity differences and its homeless crisis.
"The Bay Area dominates the overall list. Due to the multiple tie of mid selling prices, 125 zip codes make up the list of zippers with the 100 most expensive mid selling prices. Of these, 51 are in the Bay Area, with wealth groups in the San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Marin and Alameda counties, "reports SF Gate.
"They span downtown Palo Alto and parts of Crescent Park, 94301
"In recent efforts to tackle the growing San Francisco homeless crisis, a city dweller recently blocked a lane with a plywood wall that is known to be used by the US authorities for drug dealers and desertification," reports Fox News.
#Update | The plywood wall has been removed, but the anonymous neighbor who placed it claimed to work on a gate.
Why? To keep homeless and drug dealers out of the street.
"This footpath has been a strain on the city's resources for some time," said the neighbor, who remains anonymous wanted, in a statement to KGO-TV. "The walkway requires several trips a week to wash electricity, and city records confirm that over 100 emergency calls have been received."
"They come in here, they pee there, they puke there. Every day, "said Tom Pan, who owns a nail salon, the San Francisco Examiner. "The police can not do anything, it's dirty and disgusting, and in the summer on a hot day, I can not even open my window because of the smell."
Earlier this year, residents installed huge boulders on the city streets to make them homeless The blocks were eventually removed by San Francisco officials.
Read the full report here.
Source: SF Gate