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Florida City Plays Children's Music Overnight To Prevent Homeless People From Sleeping
West Palm Beach officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" all night outside a waterfront banquet hall to drive away people congregating outside.
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.
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This Simple Job Hiring Requirement Can Reinforce Poverty
When you need a cellphone to apply for a job and you need a job to afford a cellphone, qualified candidates lacking tech can fall unfairly behind.
San Francisco Residents In Wealthy Area Sue City Over Planned Homeless Shelter
The shelter would provide 200 beds for unhoused residents in the California city, where homelessness has surged in recent years.
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Progressive Boomers Are Making It Impossible For Cities To Fix The Housing Crisis
Residents of wealthy neighborhoods are taking extreme measures to block much-needed housing and transportation projects.
Trump Fans Pre-Game The Fourth Of July By Fighting With D.C. Homeless Man
A pro-Trump rally outside the White House devolved into white guys surrounding and cursing out a critic of the president.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Dismisses Trump’s Comments On Homelessness
After Trump said he “may intercede” in L.A. and San Francisco, Newsom shot back: “I don’t know what that means. I don’t know that he knows what it means.”
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Trump Blames Liberals For Homelessness In U.S. Cities In Rambling Monologue
Some city residents "have mental problems where they don’t even know they’re living that way," the president said. "In fact, perhaps they like living that way."
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What Happened When Austin Asked Homeless People How To Solve Homelessness
People with firsthand experience of life on the streets are proposing policies — but they face grinding bureaucracy and strident NIMBYism.
HuffPost Her Stories: Meet The Powwow Dancer Smashing Gender Norms
Plus: Women prisoners in the U.K. are still being released into homelessness.
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Homelessness Rises In Los Angeles Amid Statewide Swell
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.
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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.
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Why America Can’t Solve Homelessness
As the face of homelessness changes, politicians cling to limited policy ideas and quick fixes.
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Homelessness Spikes In California's Bay Area
The number of homeless people in San Francisco has gone up 17% and up 43% in Oakland’s Alameda county since 2017.
How America Struggles To Solve Homelessness In Rich Cities
America’s homeless population may be on the decline but in wealthy, growing cities the issue is increasing.
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About 55,000 Children Could Be Made Homeless Under New HUD Rule
Opponents say the change would harm an already vulnerable group.
California Proposes Doubling Budget To Fight Homelessness
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to spend a billion dollars fighting the state's homelessness crisis.
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Denver Voters Will Decide Whether Homeless People Can Camp In Public Places
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One critic calls next week's ballot measure “one of the most frightening and heinous initiatives that I’ve witnessed in my career.”
'Pose' Stars Make Poignant Plea On Behalf Of Homeless LGBTQ Youth
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In a new video for True Colors United, actors from FX's 1980s-themed ballroom scene drama stress the importance of authenticity and empathy.
San Francisco Homeless Shelter Gets The OK Despite Wealthy Neighbors' Objections
Warring GoFundMe campaigns for and against the proposed facility captured national attention last month.
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Finding Housing Is Hard For Former Prison Inmates. Can These Programs Help?
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Former inmates are almost 10 times more likely to become homeless.
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What It's Like To Be Homeless At The 'University of Spoiled Children'
The housing crisis is alive and well, even at an elite institution like the University of Southern California.
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Cities Can't Punish Homeless People For Sleeping On Street, Court Affirms
“People with no place to live will sleep outside if they have no alternative,” the judge wrote in her opinion.
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San Francisco Residents Raise Money To Block Homeless Shelter In Wealthy Neighborhood
An opposing GoFundMe page supports the shelter plan and seeks funds for a local homeless services group.
Months After Hurricane Michael, Thousands Of Floridians Remain Homeless
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"When you don’t have a home, you have no sense of safety, no sense of belonging, no security."
How Singing In A Choir Helped Homeless People In San Diego Find Their Voice
“We need it like oxygen,” says one Voices Of Our City Choir member.
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