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Homelessness

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  • VA unveils settlement to provide veterans housing on West L.A. campus

    VA unveils settlement to provide veterans housing on West L.A. campus
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a legal settlement Wednesday that will transform its sprawling West Los Angeles campus into a center of permanent housing for homeless veterans and curtail the controversial practice of leasing VA...
  • L.A. leaders vow to end homelessness among veterans this year

    L.A. leaders vow to end homelessness among veterans this year
    Declaring they had turned a corner in the fight against homelessness, city leaders on Thursday vowed that by the end of the year there would be no more veterans living on the streets of Los Angeles. Speaking in a former downtown flophouse, officials...
  • Two challengers seek to upset Fort Lauderdale mayor's re-election plans

    Two challengers seek to upset Fort Lauderdale mayor's re-election plans
    FORT LAUDERDALE — Homeless feeding restrictions, marriage equality and the International Swimming Hall of Fame won't be on the city's Feb. 10 election ballot, but opponents of Mayor Jack Seiler want voters to be thinking about them. Seiler is...
  • Homeless census sends counters throughout Palm Beach County

    Homeless census sends counters throughout Palm Beach County
    At soup kitchens, in makeshift shelters in the woods, and on the street, more than 200 volunteers fanned out across Palm Beach County on Thursday to count as many homeless men, women and children as they could possibly find. And less than 10 minutes into...
  • Homeless Jesus sculpture coming to Orlando

    Homeless Jesus sculpture coming to Orlando
    First Presbyterian Church of Orlando is about equidistant between Orlando Public Library and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. A few blocks north, the homeless pass the library with their bedrolls, backpacks and shopping carts. A few blocks...
  • Pa. to pay feds $49 million for improper public welfare payments

    HARRISBURG -- The state has agreed to a nearly $49 million settlement with the federal government to resolve claims that it improperly paid public benefits to people who were ineligible between 2004 and 2010, according to a copy of the agreement. The...
  • Homeless: We've changed minds, now let's change lives

    Homeless: We've changed minds, now let's change lives
    Last year our community rallied together and began to make new commitments to the homeless in Central Florida. But 2015 must be the year that our commitments turn into results in clear, measurable ways with significant numbers of homeless individuals...
  • Five things for Thursday, Jan. 29

    Five things for Thursday, Jan. 29
    Here are your stories for Thursday in Central Florida: stop passing stopped school buses; school board workshop about religious and political materials at schools; men's homeless shelter opens; Foodie Awards; and more. 1. Authorities say thousands of...
  • Palm Beach County mayors to dance again for homeless fundraiser

    Palm Beach County mayors to dance again for homeless fundraiser
    Palm Beach County politicians once again plan to put on tuxedos and gowns for a night of dinner and dancing to raise money for some of their neediest constituents. The second annual Palm Beach County Mayor’s Ball on Feb. 28 makes local elected...
  • Volunteers hit Broward streets to count the homeless

    Volunteers hit Broward streets to count the homeless
    Volunteers wielding clipboards and questionnaires fanned out across Broward County on Tuesday, visiting public parks, downtown alleyways and feeding centers as part of a three-day effort to count the estimated thousands of homeless men and women living in...
  • Seminole provides housing, job training to more than 100 needy clients

    Seminole provides housing, job training to more than 100 needy clients
    Two years ago, Seminole County launched a $1.4 million effort to help the homeless after a blistering report on "60 Minutes" showed needy children sleeping in trucks and families living week-to-week in run-down motels. On Tuesday, county commissioners...