| May 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Howard County took an important step in the fight against homelessness last week by purchasing an 8-acre lot that will be the future home to a 30-unit housing facility.
Using $3.25 million in land acquisition dollars, the county bought the land at the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The 40-year-old man in the black jacket and jeans was getting out of jail with no money and no place to live.
As he left the county jail complex in downtown Los Angeles, he stopped at the new Community Re-entry Resource Center, where he received a bus...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:05 PM
It was billed as a guided tour for downtown residents, church and business groups and elected officials to see skid row for themselves.
As the group headed out on foot from L.A.'s Midnight Mission, it was confronted by demonstrators whistling,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:20 PM
For Deanne Tate, president and chief executive of Veterans First, the selling points of the Orange County nonprofit's new digs are many.
At about 9,300 square feet, the second-floor office suite in the heart of downtown Santa Ana has upwards of three...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:30 AM
While many of the expert thoughts that were expressed in the article "Housing scarce for poor" (March 9) are valid, we believe a solution to remedy at least part of the problem is the addition of supportive services to existing affordable housing, as it...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:45 AM
A recent Sun poll showed that a majority of voters in every part of the state support increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour ("Most Marylanders back raising minimum wage," Feb. 17).
As chief of staff for a large, Maryland-based health and human...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:40 PM
One of the first housing projects in the country focused on female veterans facing homelessness is nearing completion on a breezy San Pedro hilltop overlooking a butterfly preserve.
Volunteers of America is spending $15 million converting family housing...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Dave Smith hit his lowest low in March 2012.
The retired Marine and Iraq combat veteran separated from his family and friends, broke up with his girlfriend and spent nights drinking himself into oblivion.
One afternoon, he put a loaded shotgun in...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Homeless people squeezed out of downtown Los Angeles are migrating to nearby Lincoln Heights and Boyle Heights, where they are seeking refuge in the emergency room and on the grounds of Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, according to a six-month study...