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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • Broward courts let us down

    Broward courts let us down
    It's easy to ignore the homeless. It's easy to forget they are people with constitutional rights. Still it was disappointing to learn this week that Broward's judiciary also has turned its head when it comes to ensuring the rights of the least among us....
  • Renovations planned to expand Sarah's Hope shelter

    Renovations planned to expand Sarah's Hope shelter
    An $8.5 million renovation and expansion project at Sarah's Hope, Mount Street homeless shelter will begin with a groundbreaking ceremony Friday. The expansion at the St. Vincent de Paul shelter will create family-style living units in place of dorms...
  • Stephen Burgard dies at 66; Times' Orange County editorial page editor

    Award-winning journalist Stephen Burgard, who was editorial page editor of The Times' Orange County edition in the 1990s and early 2000s and more recently director of the Northeastern University school of journalism, died Sunday at Massachusetts General...
  • Funding needed for winter homeless shelter in Allentown

     Funding needed for winter homeless shelter in Allentown
    A temporary homeless shelter will open in November to house people for the coldest months of the year, Allentown and Lehigh County officials announced Wednesday, although more funding is needed to make the center fully operational. Alliance Hall, a...
  • Thousands sign up as city's Section 8 wait list opens for first time in a decade

    Thousands sign up as city's Section 8 wait list opens for first time in a decade
    Eight months pregnant and living in a West Baltimore emergency shelter, Juliet Vega and her little girls have moved three times in as many months. Now, the young mother sees opportunity in the city's first housing lottery in a decade. She's not alone....
  • 3 questions: Where Costa Mesa City Council, Orange County Board of Supervisors and State Assembly candidates stand on the issues

    Costa Mesa City Council One incumbent and eight challengers are running for two spots on the five-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Based on the decisions of this most recent council, do you think this...
  • Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency

     Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency
    A city housing official was selected Friday to head the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the city-county agency that manages $70 million a year in federal, state and local funding for shelters, housing and services for the very indigent. Peter...
  • Homeless advocates say new Fort Lauderdale laws won't silence them

    Homeless advocates say new Fort Lauderdale laws won't silence them
    The homeless may not have a place to live, but they and their advocates turned City Hall into a part-time residence this year as they fought against a wave of homeless restrictions. They lost every one of the battles — the latest on Wednesday...
  • Some homeless worried about changes

    Some homeless worried about changes
    Michael Schroeder has lived in Fort Lauderdale for 12 years, the last four of them homeless. The 61-year-old has become accustomed to tough nights sleeping, often being rustled awake and asked to move along. "You keep moving, you know; you move from one...
  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • Fort Lauderdale commissioners pull all-nighter and approve homeless feeding restrictions

    Fort Lauderdale commissioners pull all-nighter and approve homeless feeding restrictions
    Fort Lauderdale commissioners ended a marathon meeting early Wednesday by giving final approval to new restrictions on where and how charitable groups can feed the homeless in the city. The commission didn't take up the issue until 2 a.m. and passed...