Officials in Baghdad are instituting a new program to sweep beggars off the city's streets -- a number that has risen sharply since the U.S. invasion in 2003.
Jan 13, 2009 Agence France Presse
Businesses in Fort Worth, Texas, invest in a city-led plan to combat homelessness.
Dec 26, 2008 Fort Worth Business Press
A reporter goes undercover as a homeless person to find out what happens when the indigent pay a visit to L.A.'s first corporate-controlled public park.
Oct 24, 2008 LA Weekly
A supreme court judge in British Columbia has ruled that homeless people can legally camp on public property such as parks.
Oct 18, 2008 The Province
Housing -- or the lack of it -- remains a major issue in post-Katrina New Orleans.
Sep 8, 2008 Mother Jones
In an effort to clean up the poverty ridden area set to host the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, officials have announced plans to place homeless people into housing next summer.
Sep 7, 2008 The Globe and Mail
In an effort to help clean up the city when the Democratic National Convention comes to town, a local salon in Denver has offered free haircuts to the city's homeless.
Aug 21, 2008 CBS4 Denver
<p>An outreach counseling group in Santa Barbara, California, has worked with the city to set up 12 parking lots where people can sleep in their cars at night -- an act that is illegal on city streets.</p>
May 22, 2008 CNN