| Jun 19, 2015
| 7:03 AM
The Los Angeles City Council's new homeless committee kicked off Thursday with members calling for the city to provide showers, restrooms and emergency shelter to help indigents survive in the streets with dignity.
At the committee's inaugural meeting,...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 5:00 PM
Hours after a Honolulu city crew cleared a homeless encampment from the banks of a canal, the people who had been living there in tents and other makeshift structures streamed right back in.
There was no place else for them to go on the small island of...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 2:51 PM
Alan Jennings looked down at his cellphone as the number for Bethlehem developer Lou Pektor lit up.
Pektor was planning to build 50 upscale town homes on seven acres in Bethlehem Township, right after evicting people living in 43 mobile homes on his...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 6:14 PM
Carroll County's homeless shelter system is a vital support for those in need, especially in the winter, but according to Cathy Mitzel, a member of the Human Services Programs of Carroll County, Inc. homelessness prevention committee, helping others up...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Orange-Osceola Public Defender Robert Wesley called on top Orlando and Orange County leaders Monday to stop the "revolving-door arrests of the homeless" for loitering, panhandling, camping and other local ordinances that target those with no place to...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 4:31 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to two ordinances designed to make it easier to break up homeless encampments, which have mushroomed across Southern California and raised an outcry from some businesses and residents....
| Jun 17, 2015
| 3:30 AM
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to make it easier for authorities to break up the encampments that have mushroomed across Southern California along with the rising homeless population.
The council gave preliminary approval to two ordinances...
| May 25, 2015
| 5:00 AM
As we honor the dead on this Memorial Day, it's worth remembering as well the living veterans of military service who have no homes except sidewalk encampments or the occasional shelter bed, whose lives are so wracked by mental illness, addictions or...
| May 21, 2015
| 3:27 PM
For at least six years, The Tree has been the place Broward County's homeless knew to go for shade and services.
Under the spreading banyan just north of the downtown bus terminal, outreach workers show up six afternoons a week to allocate shelter beds,...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 9:03 AM
Homelessness is rising in Asheville despite a 10-year city effort to combat the problem.
The Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1Gxijoh ) that more than 550 people were identified as homeless in Buncombe County in January. That's a 10 percent...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 2:30 PM
Opponents of a center for the homeless in La Grange have sued the village seeking a permanent injunction to block plans proposed by BEDS Plus, Inc.
The attorney for Joshua McGee of La Grange, manager of McGee Family Holdings II, LLC, registered in...