To curb the coronavirus spread, Los Angeles has embarked on a massive effort to bring thousands of homeless people off the streets and into hotels to protect them and others from infection.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
It's a move that is stirring outrage by some on social media. Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro suggested in a post on Twitter that the city's homeless should be temporarily places in empty hotel rooms.
By Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
A recent series of murders of transgender victims is causing growing concern, particularly for trans women of color. It comes at a time when trans celebrities are more accepted in pop culture than ever before -- but also as the…
An estimated 5 to 10 percent of the million homeless individuals across the U.S. have pets. For the first time, an Arizona survey of local homeless populations has begun to gather information about these animal companions as well as their…
By Samie Gebers, Arizona State University
In more than two decades as a district court judge, the Honorable Kathleen Coffey has sent plenty of people to jail. During her monthly sessions at homeless court, though, her goal is to avoid that. This Boston initiative aims to…
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
Cities in California, Oregon and Washington have driven an overall spike in the number of homeless people nationwide in recent years.
The Bay Area nonprofit Miracle Messages' mantra is “everyone is someone’s somebody.”…
Campsites in San Diego are providing shelter to hundreds of people and their families in a difficult spot. The Alpha Project manages campsites that currently house 200 of San Diego’s homeless, and nearly a quarter of their residents are children.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
At McInnis House in Boston, one of around 80 medical respite facilitates for homeless individuals in the U.S., a writing group provide patients with something less tangible than medical care.
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