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America’s Homeless Crisis Is Inspiring New Acts Of Cruelty

America’s Homeless Crisis Is Inspiring New Acts Of Cruelty

Blasting loud music and pouring buckets of water are part of a broader trend to make it impossible for the homeless to exist.
Thousands Of Americans Live In Vehicles. Without Parking, They Have Nowhere To Go.

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

These homeless people are blocked from social services when there are few parking spaces to leave their cars without risking tickets.
LA Police Chief Seeks To Wipe Out Minor Arrest Warrants For Homeless

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

Michel Moore hopes the initiative will help to cut back the city's homeless population, which jumped by 16% over the past year.
What Happened When Austin Asked Homeless People How To Solve Homelessness

What Happened When Austin Asked Homeless People How To Solve Homelessness

by Leif Reigstad June 27.2019 https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/homelessness/what-happened-when-austin-asked-homeless-people-how-to-solve-homelessness/ar-AADvjSg?li=BBUPk4T Donna Ware, pictured here with her service dog, Pilaf, is one of the committee’s original members and has not had stable housing for several years. On a hot Monday morning in May, 63-year-old Donna Ware sat down in the meeting room at the Terrazas...
Why America Can’t Solve Homelessness

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

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

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...
Homelessness Rise in Los Angeles Amid Statewide Swell

Homelessness Rise in Los Angeles Amid Statewide Swell

  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...
$10.6 Billion Budget Is Largest in L.A. History

$10.6 Billion Budget Is Largest in L.A. History

Tents and belongings of the homeless line a street in downtown Los Angeles, California on June 25, 2018.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images David WagnerThis week, the L.A. City Council passed a $10.6 billion budget, the largest in the city's history. Mayor Eric Garcetti said a booming economy is bringing...
How Singing In A Choir Helped Homeless People In San Diego Find Their Voice

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

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...