Homelessness

April 9, 2019, 1pm PDT
Predictive analytics can help identify vulnerable people early and deliver necessary services before they descend into homelessness.
Dissent
March 29, 2019, 10am PDT
An audit describes a number of issues with the city’s program to identify and remove illegal encampments.
Oregon Live
March 18, 2019, 1pm PDT
The role of business improvement districts in criminalizing homelessness reflects a tension between private interests and public space, Rob Waters writes.
Next City
March 15, 2019, 10am PDT
Homelessness spiked in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. But the city has made substantial progress in providing housing and services to keep people off the streets.
WBUR
March 5, 2019, 12pm PST
Few in Los Angeles have the opinion that the lack of housing supply is driving the homeless crisis in the city and around the state.
Shelterforce
February 11, 2019, 1pm PST
Until last week, it was illegal to live in a car in San Diego.
San Diego
February 4, 2019, 11am PST
Civic San Diego and San Diego planning commissioners approved new parking standards that would eliminate minimums and set maximums of one space per multifamily unit. Those reforms and more must still be approved by the City Council.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
February 3, 2019, 7am PST
The city of Atlanta pledged to clear the city's homeless encampments before the Super Bowl.
WABE
January 20, 2019, 11am PST
The city of Philadelphia provides a case study of the so-called "Latino Homeless Paradox." There are many more low-income and homeless Latinos than reflected in the numbers of those using supportive services in the city.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 16, 2019, 8am PST
An annual reports finds a growing number of homelessness in Utah. That information, coupled with mistakes in earlier reports, casts doubt on the state's record of success in housing vulnerable populations.
Place
January 10, 2019, 11am PST
Governor Gavin Newsom talks tough on housing in California.
Curbed
January 6, 2019, 1pm PST
Housing measures fared well in the 2018 election, and it's likely that Democratic contenders for the presidency in 2020 have taken notice and will boost those issues in their campaigns.
Curbed
December 23, 2018, 5am PST
A new federal report finds a few reasons for optimism in a nationwide homeless count, but the numbers of homeless in the United States have grown for the second year in a row.
The New York Times
December 13, 2018, 7am PST
Carolyn Gallaher, an associate professor at American University, makes the case for local political leadership to better support Washington, D.C.'s homeless population. The D.C. Council has been focusing its resources elsewhere.
Greater Greater Washington
December 12, 2018, 7am PST
New research reveals details of when and where rising rents trigger homelessness.
Zillow Research
December 11, 2018, 2pm PST
The Bay Area's most populated city is taking a small step to house its homeless population.
The Mercury News
November 24, 2018, 11am PST
To combat a rash of incivility and outright criminal acts, three Business Improvement Area directors argue that Seattle needs to commit more law enforcement resources to business districts.
The Seattle Times
November 12, 2018, 2pm PST
The news about veteran homelessness rising in expensive cities might come as a surprise, after years of reported progress.
How Housing Matters
November 9, 2018, 12pm PST
A program financed by Bloomberg Philanthropies will pay homeowners to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and rent them to the recently homeless.
The New York Times
October 31, 2018, 9am PDT
San Francisco voters will decide on Proposition C, a business tax based on gross receipts levied on large employers, the most contentious of five local measures.
Curbed SF