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Homelessness

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  • HUD secretary, in Baltimore, announces more vouchers for homeless veterans

    HUD secretary, in Baltimore, announces more vouchers for homeless veterans
    With the deadline set by President Barack Obama for ending homelessness among veterans now just a year away, U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro traveled to Baltimore on Monday to announce fresh funding for a program that helps former service members get...
  • Find a way to help Fort Lauderdale homeless community

    Find a way to help Fort Lauderdale homeless community
    We have received numerous emails from individuals concerned about our homeless neighbors and the issues of homelessness. Many have asked how they can help our homeless, including where they can make donations to organizations providing assistance to the...
  • Serving up meals, clothes and hope for the needy

    Serving up meals, clothes and hope for the needy
    It started with just a few people handing out peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the homeless in Broward County. Nearly 30 years later, the organization now known as LifeNet4Families has grown into a safety net of services offering food, clothing and...
  • Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless

    Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless
    It was entirely appropriate, Lars Houmann noted, that he would be announcing a plan to fight homelessness on Veteran’s Day. As Houmann, the CEO and president of Florida Hospital, gathered with city leaders outside the hospital’s emergency...
  • Study of police calls about homeless shows nothing striking: officials

    Study of police calls about homeless shows nothing striking: officials
    A recent review of homeless-related calls for police service in La Grange raised no red flags, officials said, despite some residents' concerns that the location of a program that provides daytime services to homeless people poses safety risks in their...
  • 'tis the season to reach out

    As seasonal events driven by the holidays ramp up, so too does community awareness of those less fortunate. 'Tis the season for charity since, for those with roofs over their heads and food on their tables, life is pretty good. Such compassion is...
  • Nov. 29 Letters: A Monterrori perspective

    Editors' note: On Saturdays this month, we will feature letters from 10 students of the Hampton Roads International Montessori School in Newport News. For information on how more Peninsula-area students might participate in a similar letter-writing...
  • Bullying hackers only hurt their cause

    Bullying hackers  only hurt  their cause
    The Fort Lauderdale hackers are nothing more than bullies. What they did Monday to city and police websites was no public service. The hackers did not help the homeless. They did not solve anything. They did not win. Whoever is responsible for the...
  • Judge tells Fort Lauderdale to stop enforcing homeless feeding law

    Judge tells Fort Lauderdale to stop enforcing homeless feeding law
    A judge ordered Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday to temporarily stop enforcing a new law than restricts the feeding of homeless people, intervening in a controversy that has brought the city a storm of negative international attention. Broward Circuit Judge...
  • Broward panel urges penny tax for homeless

    Broward panel urges penny tax for homeless
    A Broward County advisory board had no interest on Wednesday in helping Fort Lauderdale with its homeless feeding predicament, but it did recommend the county pursue a one-cent food and beverage tax to pay for additional homeless programs. Fort...
  • Silicon Valley homeless no longer welcome in 'the Jungle'

    Veiled by the yellow willows and brush along a forgotten creek bed in San Jose, hundreds of people jerry-built a treehouse and constructed underground bunkers and ramshackle lean-tos to form one of the nation's largest homeless encampments. The 68-...