Homelessness

Advocates in California are urging the state to prioritize the single-dose vaccine for unhoused people, who can be harder to reach.
As the state moves to an age-based rollout for the COVID-19 vaccine, advocates worry that people who are unhoused or incarcerated will be left behind.
After the California city didn’t open a warming shelter amid a major wind and rain storm, two unhoused people were found dead.
Pushing millions of people out of their homes could prolong the coronavirus pandemic and trigger a wave of long-term impacts.
There have been steep rises in people living in temporary accommodation since Covid hit.
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No services were taking place at the San Jose church where homeless people had been sheltering from the cold, police said.
The number of people sleeping rough is expected to rise dramatically in the winter months as a result of the pandemic.
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California's Prop C passed in 2018 but has been tied up in legal challenges for more than a year.
Calling 911 can often do more harm than good for the homeless community.