Homelessness

Blasting loud music and pouring buckets of water are part of a broader trend to make it impossible for the homeless to exist.
These homeless people are blocked from social services when there are few parking spaces to leave their cars without risking tickets.
West Palm Beach officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" all night outside a waterfront banquet hall to drive away people congregating outside.
Michel Moore hopes the initiative will help to cut back the city's homeless population, which jumped by 16% over the past year.
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.
The shelter would provide 200 beds for unhoused residents in the California city, where homelessness has surged in recent years.
Residents of wealthy neighborhoods are taking extreme measures to block much-needed housing and transportation projects.
A pro-Trump rally outside the White House devolved into white guys surrounding and cursing out a critic of the president.
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.”
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."
People with firsthand experience of life on the streets are proposing policies — but they face grinding bureaucracy and strident NIMBYism.
Plus: Women prisoners in the U.K. are still being released into homelessness.
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.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson's department proposes weakening Equal Access Rule protections for transgender people established in 2012.
As the face of homelessness changes, politicians cling to limited policy ideas and quick fixes.
The number of homeless people in San Francisco has gone up 17% and up 43% in Oakland’s Alameda county since 2017.
America’s homeless population may be on the decline but in wealthy, growing cities the issue is increasing.
Opponents say the change would harm an already vulnerable group.
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to spend a billion dollars fighting the state's homelessness crisis.
One critic calls next week's ballot measure “one of the most frightening and heinous initiatives that I’ve witnessed in my career.”