Homeless

Urban planning challenge: where to site a large tent for serving meals to the homeless in a revitalizing part of Philadelphia.
Jan 17, 2016   philly.com
Ever have questions about the homeless? Here's a fact filled outline you can use to dispel some common notions about the country's largest homeless population—and some solutions—by affordable housing adviser Michael P. Russell.
Dec 24, 2015   UrbDeZine
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin is following a growing trend in cities across the country of working to end chronic homelessness by providing permanent housing to the homeless.
Dec 14, 2015   Fusion
Two years of work by the city to move the location of the Right 2 Dream Too homeless encampment, including the purchase of land for a new location, has stalled in the final hour.
Sep 29, 2015   The Oregonian
The city of Portland has allocated funding for the purchase of land reported to be under consideration as the new location of a large homeless camp called Right 2 Dream Too.
Jul 19, 2015   The Oregonian
Mayor Ed Lee has announced plans to devote $28.9 million to housing, medical aid, and counseling programs. Nonprofits will partner with the city in an effort to put rising municipal revenue to good use.
May 30, 2015   SFGate
While rates of homelessness drop elsewhere, tents and cardboard are becoming a very regular sight in Seattle. New wealth and newly unaffordable housing may be twin culprits.
Apr 15, 2015   NPR
Surprising insights on messaging from the front lines of NIMBY.
Feb 27, 2015   Shelterforce
Venice Beach, one of the most popular tourist destinations and recognizable public spaces in Los Angeles, has long been the site of regulation battles. Now a neighborhood group is suing the city over what it perceives as rampant lawlessness.
Feb 4, 2015   CBS Los Angeles
The mayor and City Council of Seattle will consider a controversial measure to combat its surging homeless population.
Jan 26, 2015   ThinkProgress
New Orleans declares that it is the first U.S. city to virtually end veteran homelessness.
Jan 21, 2015   Gambit