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America’s Homeless Crisis Is Inspiring New Acts Of Cruelty

August 2, 2019
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Blasting loud music and pouring buckets of water are part of a broader trend to make it impossible for the homeless to exist.

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Thousands Of Americans Live In Vehicles. Without Parking, They Have Nowhere To Go.

July 23, 2019
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These homeless people are blocked from social services when there are few parking spaces to leave their cars without risking tickets.

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LA Police Chief Seeks To Wipe Out Minor Arrest Warrants For Homeless

July 12, 2019
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Michel Moore hopes the initiative will help to cut back the city's homeless population, which jumped by 16% over the past year.

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Why America Can’t Solve Homelessness

June 24, 2019
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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...

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

June 24, 2019
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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...

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Homelessness Rise in Los Angeles Amid Statewide Swell

June 24, 2019
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  06/04/2019 04:40 pm ET; Huffpost;  By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman   U.S. NEWS The number of homeless people in the California city increased 16 percent from last year, part of a spike in homelessness across the state in recent years. The number of people living in homelessness in Los Angeles increased significantly...

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How Singing In A Choir Helped Homeless People In San Diego Find Their Voice

March 4, 2019
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By Carla Green; 03/01/2019; HuffPost SAN DIEGO ― Ayoe Rydiander came across the choir entirely by coincidence. It was September last year in downtown San Diego, and Rydiander, 58, was frantic. The battery had gone dead on her phone and she was waiting to meet someone she’d paid to transport...

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This Is What No One Tells You About Being Evicted

December 26, 2018
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The trauma of being poor, so poor that your home can be taken away, still lives with me.

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Hospitals Are Releasing Homeless Patients Back To The Streets. There’s A Better Way.

April 26, 2018
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Recuperative care facilities offer a safer and ultimately cheaper alternative. By Anna Almendrala; HEALTH   04/24/2018 01:24 pm ET Poor disabled man asked money on street LOS ANGELES — Two years ago, Sherolyn Scott lost the apartment she had been living in for 16 years due to rising rent costs. She took...

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9 Foundations Partner To Tackle America’s Housing Crisis, As Trump Tries To Gut Funding

February 21, 2018
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By Laura Paddison Dontray Williams, 28, poses for a portrait by the tent in which he lives on the streets of Los Angeles, California, United States, November 13, 2015. Williams has been periodically homeless for around five years. Being homeless "takes the fun out of life"...

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