In this Monday, April 13 file photo, pedestrians walk to the edge of the sidewalk to avoid stepping on people in tents and sleeping bags in the Tenderloin area of San Francisco. Due to the coronavirus pandemic. California Gov. Gavin Newsom launched “Project Roomkey,” in which the federal government will pay 75% of costs associated with housing some homeless.

FILE – In this Monday, April 13, 2020, file photo, pedestrians walk to the edge of the sidewalk to avoid stepping on people in tents and sleeping bags in the Tenderloin area of San Francisco. California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who made solving the state’s homelessness crisis a priority even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, announced Project Roomkey two weeks ago, a project in which the federal government will pay 75% of costs associated with housing some homeless. It covers people who test positive or may have been exposed to the virus, older homeless people and those with underlying health conditions. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)