Homelessness and Housing

The senator and former Democratic presidential candidate introduced her newest legislation to mitigate the effects of the outbreak on the most vulnerable.
City officials say they can't house the homeless in unoccupied hotel rooms because those are being saved as potential hospital overflow space.
Seattle, a hot spot for the COVID-19 pandemic, has at least 7,800 residents experiencing homelessness.
Foreclosures and evictions would stop only for single-family homes with loans through the FHA, according to a new Trump administration proposal.
“Since the government’s not doing their job, we the people have to take power into our own hands,” said a mother occupying one state-owned property.
“We’ve exhausted all our options.” Unaffordable rents and dilapidated homes are pushing people to radical action.
How a two-sentence statement reignited a long-simmering debate.
Over a quarter of the nation’s homeless population resides in California, according to a federal report.
The West Coast city is getting more active about preventing homelessness.
Gov. Gavin Newsom told Housing Secretary Ben Carson that more affordable housing is essential to solving homelessness.
A task force appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom recommends a legal mandate to create shelter for people who are unhoused.
Gavin Newsom also orders agencies to identify state property, like vacant hospitals, that can provide temporary shelter.
If someone uses drugs, does that mean they don’t deserve our compassion?
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.
The bill, part of a wave of progressive legislation, would undo Clinton-era restrictions on public housing in a bid to tackle the climate and housing crises at once.
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.
Rent hikes will be capped at 5% plus inflation in a state with some of the highest housing and poverty rates in the U.S.