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Homelessness

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  • Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency

     Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency
    A city housing official was selected Friday to head the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the city-county agency that manages $70 million a year in federal, state and local funding for shelters, housing and services for the very indigent. Peter...
  • Homeless advocates say new Fort Lauderdale laws won't silence them

    Homeless advocates say new Fort Lauderdale laws won't silence them
    The homeless may not have a place to live, but they and their advocates turned City Hall into a part-time residence this year as they fought against a wave of homeless restrictions. They lost every one of the battles — the latest on Wednesday...
  • Some homeless worried about changes

    Some homeless worried about changes
    Michael Schroeder has lived in Fort Lauderdale for 12 years, the last four of them homeless. The 61-year-old has become accustomed to tough nights sleeping, often being rustled awake and asked to move along. "You keep moving, you know; you move from one...
  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • Fort Lauderdale commissioners pull all-nighter and approve homeless feeding restrictions

    Fort Lauderdale commissioners pull all-nighter and approve homeless feeding restrictions
    Fort Lauderdale commissioners ended a marathon meeting early Wednesday by giving final approval to new restrictions on where and how charitable groups can feed the homeless in the city. The commission didn't take up the issue until 2 a.m. and passed...
  • Malloy, Foley Discuss Homelessness, Affordable Housing

    Malloy, Foley Discuss Homelessness, Affordable Housing
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley offered differing visions Wednesday for trying to solve the problems of affordable housing and homelessness. During separate appearances in front of housing advocates at The...
  • Malloy, Foley Discuss Their Visions For Housing

    Malloy, Foley Discuss Their Visions For Housing
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger, Tom Foley, offered differing visions Wednesday for trying to address homelessness and the need for affordable housing. During separate appearances before housing advocates at The Lyceum in Hartford,...
  • Follow Houston, Dyer to end acute homelessness: Editorial

    Follow Houston, Dyer to end acute homelessness: Editorial
    Earlier this month, more than 70 Central Florida political, nonprofit, community, and business leaders jetted to Houston. It wasn't to get their cowboy on. Rather, the 28-hour Texas trip was a crash course in corralling chronic homelessness. In Texas,...
  • Scott must accept blame in Columbia/HCA fraud

    When it comes to Gov. Rick Scott, this voter has had a difficult time getting past the Columbia/HCA Medicare fraud issue since his first run in 2010. The recent ads from Gov. Scott's campaign attempting to pin the Rothstein Ponzi scheme on former Gov....
  • Kuehl, Shriver each made their mark

    Kuehl, Shriver each made their mark
    For Bobby Shriver, homelessness has always been an issue close to his heart. He made it a central focus during his years on the Santa Monica City Council. But his dogged campaign alienated some would-be allies and, former colleagues say, ultimately made...
  • Hollywood to boot homeless shelter – and its boss

    Hollywood to boot homeless shelter – and its boss
    In his controversial career as a maverick advocate for the homeless, nothing has endeared Sean Cononie to his hometown so much as his plans to leave. "They'll have the red carpet out for me to get out of town," said Cononie, 50, who has agreed to sell to...