When California issued its shelter-in-place order on March 19, hotel occupancy rates throughout the state plunged into the single digits.
Philadelphia was plagued by two epidemics in 2017: Opioid addiction and homelessness. The city addressed them as intertwined crises.
Nearly four in 10 college students reported not having adequate housing.
Many homeless women fear for their safety even when they are able to secure shelter.
In the 1990s Washington created Business Improvement Districts to “promote economic growth and employment.”
The lack of a clear encampment definition, when and how a cleanout will be done and what services are available to displaced occupants creates legal risk for authorities and further traumatizes displaced homeless individuals.
Americans priced out of housing increasingly land in jail, in court or in tents on the street. As we shelter in place, they have nowhere to go.
A constitutional clash between a religious belief in feeding the hungry and a city food-sharing ban.
A federal lawsuit alleges draconian measures in Ocala, Florida, to address homelessness are not only discriminatory but unconstitutional.
The Washington County Detention Center — one of the largest jails in Arkansas — released a third of its inmates, including some homeless detainees, over a 10-day span to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak behind bars.