Millions of Americans faced economic, housing and food uncertainty even before the pandemic. Two years ago, the mayor of Stockton, California piloted a universal basic income program in an effort to ease the pain of his constituents, sending monthly assistance…
By PBS NewsHour
What happens to unhoused people who get COVID-19?…
By J. Robin Moon, The Conversation
For Preble Street Resource Center, a social services agency in Portland, Maine, adapting to the pandemic has meant the soup kitchen can’t serve indoor meals, social workers can’t meet clients in their offices, and limiting the number of people allowed…
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
Landlords tried to evict dozens of tenants in at least three states in violation of the federal moratorium. And in most places, renters had almost no legal help in fighting back.
By Ryan E. Little, Aneurin Canham-Clyne, The Howard Center for Investigative Reporting, Brenda Wintrode, Amy DiPierro, Luciana Perez Uribe, Sean McGoey, Sophia Brown, Maya Pottiger, The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism
By Michael Casey, Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press
The order announced Tuesday stops many evictions until the end of the year. But housing advocates say that without rent relief and billions of dollars for landlords, it only delays a wave of debt and homelessness.
By Leila Molana-Allen
The massive explosion in Beirut that killed hundreds and injured thousands of people has created new crises in the city. Special Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen reports on the new homelessness and health care crisis in a country already reeling from the…
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Officials say the city will provide 6,000 new beds within 10 months and another 700 beds over 18 months. And the county will spend $300 million over five years to fund services for the people.
By Robert Jablon, Associated Press
A federal judge has ordered Los Angeles city and county to move thousands of homeless people who are living near freeways, saying their health is at risk from pollution and the coronavirus.
By Zachary Green, Ivette Feliciano
There are more than 1.5 million homeless public school students in the United States. But with many of those young people relying on school for safety, stability and food, the mass closures of school buildings all over the country due…
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