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Why America Can’t Solve Homelessness

As the face of homelessness changes, politicians cling to limited policy ideas and quick fixes. By Michael Hobbes Huff Post,05/19/2019 08:00 am ET; Read Original Article here: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/homeless-utah-end-america-salt-lake-city_n_5cd1cac0e4b04e275d511aba SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The lunch rush at St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall is a snapshot of the changing character of American homelessness. The first […]

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Trump Admin Rule Would Allow Homeless Shelters To Shut Out Transgender People

HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s department proposes weakening Equal Access Rule protections for transgender people established in 2012. Huff Post,  May 22, 2019, By Jenna Amatulli  Read Original Article here: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-transgender-homeless-shelter-equal-access_n_5ce56715e4b0547bd130a0db President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed a rule change that would allow homeless shelters to deny transgender people equal access to services. The Department of […]

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New HUD rule would render 55,000 children of immigrants homeless

According to HUD’s own analysis, the proposed rule would also separate those kids from their parents in the process By Jeff Andrews May 10, 2019, 2:02pm EDT Published by CURBED and VOX Media Read original story here: https://www.curbed.com/2019/5/10/18564370/new-hud-rule-would-render-55000-children-of-immigrants-homeless A new rule proposed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would evict more than […]

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Homelessness Strains Compassion For Some Los Angeles Residents

January 1, 2019 4:20 PM ET; Heard on NPR’s  All Things Considered ;  ANNA SCOTT https://www.npr.org/2019/01/01/681208503/homelessness-strains-compassion-for-some-los-angeles-residents Approximately 50,000 people are experiencing homelessness in and around L.A., according to the latest count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The vast majority of them live unsheltered on the streets. According to city officials and nonprofit leaders, there’s a growing frustration […]

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Scenes from the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count

By BENJAMIN ORESKES  JAN 25, 2019 | 7:20 AM LOS ANGELES TIMES Thousands of volunteers will fan out across the city and county of Los Angeles over the next three days for a count of the homeless that will serve as a barometer of how well government efforts to curb the population are working. The annual Los Angeles homeless […]

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