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Homeless Will Now Be Asked: Are You Fleeing Domestic Violence?

A domestic violence survivor sits with her son for dinner in their new apartment in New York. Among the goals of counting people who are homeless because of domestic violence is to understand how best to steer them into permanent, safe housing.; Bebeto Matthews, The Associated Press January 19, 2018, By Matt Vasilogambros; http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2018/01/19/homeless-will-now-be-asked-are-you-fleeing-domestic-violence In its annual count of […]

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A Los Angles Police officer arrests a man for narcotics possession along Main Street, in LA's Downtown Historic District Friday June 2, 2006. Los Angeles boosters are in New York this week trying to sell downtown L.A. to investment firms and national developers. A major problem downtown is the homeless population.  (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

It Doesn’t Make Any Sense To Arrest People Who Are Homeless For one, it’s a surefire way to perpetuate the problem.

By Eleanor Goldberg published by HuffPost BUSINESS  12/21/2017 06:30 pm ET Updated Dec 22, 2017 Homelessness is on the rise in the U.S., partly a consequence of a lack of affordable housing. An increasing number of laws makes it illegal for homeless people to partake in basic functions. An increasing number of new laws across the United States […]

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Young, gay and living on the street: LGBT youth face increased odds of homelessness

Homeless LGBT students say they often feel isolated and alone, and have a hard time finding a supportive network of peers. PHOTO BY ALISON YIN FOR EDSOURCE By EDSOURCE | | edsource.org PUBLISHED: January 6, 2018 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: January 6, 2018 at 9:24 am By CAROLYN JONES, EdSource Throughout high school and college, Alicia slept in cars, tents, friends’ […]

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Historians will probably describe what happened in our country this year as unprecedented, historic, extraordinary, perhaps even bizarre. How will historians document 2017’s trends and issues regarding our country’s homelessness issue? Here is my top ten list: TEN: A United Nations report documents extreme poverty in the USA. We typically think of “third world” countries when […]

Top Ten Homelessness Trends and Issues in 2017

Historians will probably describe what happened in our country this year as unprecedented, historic, extraordinary, perhaps even bizarre. How will historians document 2017’s trends and issues regarding our country’s homelessness issue? Here is my top ten list: TEN: A United Nations report documents extreme poverty in the USA. We typically think of “third world” countries when […]

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