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- Latest AHAR Confirms Growing Concerns About Older Adult HomelessnessPeople using emergency shelters, transitional housing, or safe havens are more likely to be under the age of 50, but the share of those 50 and older has been growing. According to Part 2 of the previous AHAR (published in […] The post Latest AHAR Confirms Growing Concerns About Older Adult Homelessness appeared first on […]
- Statement on the California Community Assistance Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Court ProgramThe National Alliance to End Homelessness today expressed its concerns following the signing of SB 1338 known as the Community Assistance, Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Court program. The organization has called on the Administration to take the bold steps needed […] The post Statement on the California Community Assistance Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Court Program […]
- Helping Congress Understand the Realities of HomelessnessIt was a big day! Thanks to more than 1,200 advocates from across the country, the Alliance organized 245 legislative meetings which ranged from 20-30 minutes to more than an hour. While Capitol Hill Day has traditionally been part of […] The post Helping Congress Understand the Realities of Homelessness appeared first on National Alliance […]
- 5 Pandemic-Related Lessons from the New AHAR ReportThe Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR) report highlights data focused on people living in homeless services system shelters throughout 2019 and 2020. This timeframe paints a picture of the status quo both immediately before and after the pandemic began. These […] The post 5 Pandemic-Related Lessons from the New AHAR Report appeared first on National […]
- Employed and Experiencing Homelessness: What the Numbers ShowThe truth is that many do – in fact, a 2021 study from the University of Chicago estimates that 53% of people living in homeless shelters and 40% of unsheltered people were employed, either full or part-time, in the year […] The post Employed and Experiencing Homelessness: What the Numbers Show appeared first on National […]
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- Township Chops Down Shade Trees In Park To Keep Homeless People OutHomeless advocates have blasted a decision by Lakewood Township, New Jersey, to clear all the trees in its town square.
- A Minute Of Kindness: Making Hostels Dog-Friendly For The HomelessInspired by the bond between a homeless man and his dog, StreetVet has been in action since 2016. With 90% of hostels not accepting dogs, a lot of homeless people can’t enjoy the refuge of a night indoors without leaving their dog behind, StreetVet are actively trying to change that.
- LA City Council Votes To Outlaw Homeless Camps Near Schools, Day Care CentersThe 11-3 vote came after a tense meeting interrupted by protesters, resulting in one arrest and two police officers getting injured.
- Woman In $400K GoFundMe Scam Gets 1 Year In PrisonKatelyn McClure admitted her role in a scam that raised $400,000 using a fake story about a homeless man.
- Joe Rogan Slammed Over 'Repulsive' Proposal To 'Just Go Shoot' Homeless PeopleThe podcast host made the comments during a July 14 episode of "The Joe Rogan Experience."
NY Times RSS Feed
- Young and Homeless in Rural AmericaMost social services come through the schools — but it can be impossible to get to them.
- Why the Shelter System Is Struggling to CopeThe flood of migrants is putting strain on the system, but so is the increasing difficulty of finding housing for shelter residents.
- Why New York Is Resorting to Tents to House Surge of MigrantsWith over 10,000 asylum seekers crowding homeless shelters, the city will erect temporary structures to hold new arrivals for their first few days.
- Mayor Adams Considers Cruise Ships to House MigrantsNew York City’s shelter system has been overwhelmed with new arrivals, but advocates for the homeless say the idea is insulting.
- Migrant Crisis Puts N.Y. ‘Right to Shelter’ Law to the TestThe city’s obligation to provide a bed to anyone who asks is unique and has added urgency to its efforts to welcome more than 11,000 migrants.