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  • High housing costs hurt effort to aid homeless in Hawaii

    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...
  • After decades of fighting for the poor, Alan Jennings now in a fight for himself

    After decades of fighting for the poor, Alan Jennings now in a fight for himself
    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...
  • Asheville homelessness rises despite city efforts

    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...
  • Opponents of homeless center sue La Grange to block property sale

    Opponents of homeless center sue La Grange to block property sale
    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...
  • When 911 is the wrong number

    When 911 is the wrong number
    On a clear night last winter, a man in Venice Beach broke the quiet of the wee hours by standing in the middle of the street in front of my house and shouting violent threats. "I'm going to kill you," he shrieked, adding an expletive and a disparaging...
  • L.A. moves closer to easing limits on seizing homeless people's belongings

    L.A. moves closer to easing limits on seizing homeless people's belongings
    The city of Los Angeles moved closer Monday to making it easier to remove homeless people's belongings from public parks, over opposition from City Councilman Gil Cedillo, who said it was a failed strategy. "We have pursued a strategy that does not...
  • Pittsburgh's homeless live in fear of eviction from camps

    Mitch Verheyen remembers the day last year police told him to pack up his things and move from a homeless camp under a trolley bridge deck along Arlington Avenue. "The cops came through there one day and said, 'You have to go. Everything's going to get...
  • Advocates of 'housing first' deserve attention

    To the editor: Mollie Lowery's op-ed article could have been titled, "What L.A. can learn from Mollie Lowery." There are not many people in L.A. that know as much about homelessness as she does. ("'Housing first': What L.A. can learn from Utah on...
  • Homeless, advocates gather at 'The Tree' for last time

    Homeless, advocates gather at 'The Tree' for last time
    About 15 people gathered Monday night at The Tree, a landmark for the homeless in Fort Lauderdale which, for the last six years, has provided a place for them to turn for help. But on Monday night, the homeless and homeless advocates gathered not for...
  • VA unveils housing for 65 homeless veterans

    VA unveils housing for 65 homeless veterans
    The smile never left Keith Hudson's face, even when he spoke of his divorce and his descent into alcoholism and homelessness. In his blue dress shirt, tie and slacks, he could have passed for the paralegal that he once was and hopes to be again. Hudson,...
  • From grit to graduation: A high school senior's journey from homelessness to college

    From grit to graduation: A high school senior's journey from homelessness to college
    Ariel Eleam had just started her senior year in Charles County before she had to leave both her school and home. The 16-year-old's decision was effectively made for her. Ariel and her mother, Denita Eleam, were living with Denita's boyfriend. Then the...