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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
By MIKE SCHNEIDER, AP
"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.
How Climate Change Is Causing Homelessness In Hawaii
Rising sea levels and residual effects from nuclear testing are ushering in a wave of homeless migrants into Honolulu.
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Homelessness In Hawaii Is A Crisis. Climate Change Could Make It Worse.
The housing market is chewing up and spitting out thousands of migrants.
Good Samaritan Helps 70 Homeless People Stay In Hotel During Polar Vortex
The group found themselves in trouble when one of about 100 donated propane tanks they were using to keep warm exploded.
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Deep Freeze Envelops Midwest, Even Stops The Mail
By Blake Nicholson, AP
The bitter cold is the result of a split in the polar vortex that allowed temperatures to plunge much further south than normal.
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How Finland Solved Homelessness
With one ridiculously simple policy, it has almost completely eradicated street homelessness.
How To Help Homeless People Amid The Freezing Cold Polar Vortex
Temperatures in Chicago, Milwaukee and across the Midwest are expected to drop as potentially life-threatening wind chills arrive.
Polar Vortex Clobbers Midwest With Record-Breaking Cold
Wind chills in northern Illinois could fall to -55 degrees by Wednesday.
Secretary Of Commerce Wilbur Ross Doesn’t Understand Shutdown Fuss
Federal workers are flocking to homeless shelters, but Wilbur Ross doesn’t understand the big deal.
Tech CEO Says His Own Industry Is To Blame For Rampant Inequality
San Francisco has "the best technology example in the world and yet the worst homelessness," Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said in Davos.
Former Catholic Charities Workers, Friends Accused Of Stealing Money Meant For Homeless
Prosecutors say the suspects hatched a scheme to steal money meant to help homeless Minnesotans find housing.
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2 Cats Live Alone In $1,500-A-Month Silicon Valley Studio Apartment
The story is pretty kooky, but critics pointed out how it highlights the significant income disparity in the Bay Area.
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Tax The Rich, Then Tax Them Some More
We've got homeless people to house and roads to fix. Make the uberrich pay for it.
Man Brings Raccoon Carcass Into McDonald's, Causes Its Brief Closure
Eyewitnesses said there was blood on the table and blood on the floor below the raccoon corpse.
Homeless Veteran Accused Of GoFundMe Scam With Couple Skips Court Date
Johnny Bobbitt Jr. is being sought by police in New Jersey.
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This Is What No One Tells You About Being Evicted
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The trauma of being poor, so poor that your home can be taken away, still lives with me.
Secret Santa Allows Homeless Man To Experience The Joy Of Giving
An anonymous donor gave a homeless man $3,000 with one condition – that he give it all away.
Rising From The Ashes, 'Extra-Ordinary Birthdays' Helps Homeless Children
Founder Schinnell Leake is dedicating her life to creating joy — and change — whenever she can.
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Homelessness Rises For Second Year In A Row In U.S. After Years Of Decline
More than half a million people nationwide were homeless on a given night this year, according to a government report.
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5 Things People Get Wrong About Homelessness
No, people who are houseless don’t all live on the street, and the vast majority are not addicts or mentally ill, either.
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