Infusion of housing delivers hope to SF, helps families
Growing up in the Alice Griffith housing project in San Francisco’s Hunters Point almost ruined Samuel Vaughn’s life before it got started.
The rotting green-and-tan buildings at Alice Griffith, also known as Double Rock, were moldy and infested with mice. The tubs were rusty, and hot water was sporadic. Violence and crime were rampant — his brother was shot in the head but survived.