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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • Letter: Inaction is part of homeless problem

    Re: “Some homeless people are a hazard,” Mailbag, April 8. In Linda L. Simeone’s letter regarding homelessness in Burbank, she asked if a homeless woman has no family and “who she belongs to?” I’m reminded of Dickens&...
  • Homeless youth population seeks hope, understanding

    Homeless youth population seeks hope, understanding
    According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, about 50,000 young people in the U.S. sleep on the street for six months or more. “They are not really seen as homeless when they’re (younger than) 17,” said Mary Coy, chief...
  • Costa Mesa homeless advocate passing the torch

    Costa Mesa homeless advocate passing the torch
    A Costa Mesa homeless advocate who helped spearhead several new aid programs announced that she will be leaving her post later this month. Becks McKeown is stepping down from her role as director of the Trellis Homelessness Initiative on April 15....
  • La Grange pastor prepared to argue free speech, but loitering charge dropped

    La Grange pastor prepared to argue free speech, but loitering charge dropped
    A loitering charge was dismissed April 9 against a La Grange minister who had pitched a pup tent outside the Village Hall to bring attention to the problem of homelessness in town. The Rev. David Hulse, pastor for discipleship at Grace Lutheran Church,...
  • SleepOut event hopes to end the cycle of homelessness

    What's happening: SleepOut – SleepIN 2015 Mark your calendar: 6 p.m. April 17 to 7 a.m. April 18 Where: Meyer Amphitheater, 105 Evernia St., West Palm Beach The details: Help to end the cycle of homelessness at this eighth annual event....
  • NYC housing focus needs to help homeless, too, advocates say

    The homeless should have a bigger place in New York City's ambitious affordable housing push, advocates said Tuesday, arguing that two issues often viewed separately need to be tackled in tandem. Housing costs have hit a breaking point for a growing...
  • New parking meters set up in Indianapolis to help homeless

    New parking meters in downtown Indianapolis are collecting funds to be used to help the homeless. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1aGuW2l ) reports money from the red-and-white parking meters will go to street outreach teams to provide food,...
  • Housing homeless is a bargain

    Housing homeless is a bargain
    Recently, I came across an article about the cost of housing homeless people being less than the cost of the services used by cities when they are not housed. That prompted me to look for a little more information. There have been several studies on the...
  • Arrest made in pipe attack on homeless San Francisco man

    Arrest made in pipe attack on homeless San Francisco man
    A man has been arrested in connection with what San Francisco police say was a senseless attack on a well-known homeless man, who was hit on the head with a metal pipe. Arthur Lee Jones, 35, of Fairfield, was taken into custody at 12:45 a.m. Friday on...
  • Sold: Hollywood homeless shelter now owned by City Hall

    Sold: Hollywood homeless shelter now owned by City Hall
    The door has been shut for good on Hollywood's haven for the homeless. Sean Cononie's homeless shelter at 1203 Federal Highway — closed for the past week — now belongs to City Hall. The $4.8 million purchase, which included the...
  • Tuberculosis persists in Central Florida

    Tuberculosis persists in Central Florida
    It’s been 133 years since Robert Koch discovered the germ that causes tuberculosis, but despite effective treatments, the disease continues to affect people globally, nationally, and here in Central Florida. There was a slight uptick in the number...