Homelessness

Newspapers for and by people experiencing homelessness are a fixture in many cities. But can these scrappy publications survive the coronavirus pandemic?
We’ve become so accustomed to having these people work to make our lives easier that we rarely talk about them.
Despite millions of dollars in government funding, some homelessness advocates are on their own when it comes to securing shelter for their clients.
Families that just got back on their feet are now facing another downward spiral.
One North Carolina shelter is trying to adapt so it can keep serving up to 150 meals a day during the coronavirus pandemic.
In California, where both homelessness and COVID-19 cases are on the rise, cities are rushing to help unhoused people — but advocates worry it won’t be enough.
"Everything started to crumble. I lost my job, my looks, my money ... and I was forced to start living in my car."
The Mobile Police Department issued an apology after two of its officers were photographed smiling and posing with a "quilt" of panhandling signs.
If someone uses drugs, does that mean they don’t deserve our compassion?
But his new homelessness czar won't share any details about it.
Honolulu police Officer John Rabago pleaded guilty to denying the man his civil rights.
In America's gambling capital desperate people are seeking refuge in the network of tunnels running under the city.
U.S. cities have struggled over the years with how to address the issue of homelessness.
People without permanent housing are subject to an increasing number of laws that are nearly impossible for them to obey.
And the piece in Birmingham, England, has already been doctored.
Living in a van never made me dangerous but a supervisor at the coffee chain forced me out because she thought it might.
A man is now wanted for attempted double homicide following the Friday night attack at a homeless camp.
“I feel like I’m gonna be living in this RV for the rest of my life,” said one survivor of the Camp fire that burned down Paradise.
A homeless man wielding a metal pipe killed four other homeless people and left another in critical condition, according to police.