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.
Many states have passed, or are considering, laws protecting homeless people from discrimination.
Community courts offer a choice for the homeless — but do they work?
For some, getting released from incarceration means getting to go home to their families. For others, it means a new sentence to homelessness, unemployment and missed opportunities.
Experts say trouble is brewing in Martinsburg, West Virginia, because of a city law called the “drug house ordinance.”
It’s illegal to sleep on a park bench. It’s illegal to stand in one place for too long. In hundreds of American cities, it’s a crime to be homeless.