Homelessness

March 29, 2018, 10am PDT
The affluent county finally authorized a concrete plan to address a housing crisis, but forceful opposition from residents put them 'back to Square One.'
Los Angeles Times
March 28, 2018, 10am PDT
The transit agency's year-long experiment with homeless services has placed 19 people in permanent housing and spurred hopes of expanding the program.
KPCC
March 27, 2018, 5am PDT
According to a new report, a U.S. "eviction epidemic" is connected to a growing number of homeless people.
The Stranger
March 12, 2018, 9am PDT
A new report from the California Housing Partnership "revealed a wide gap between state support for homeowners and renters."
Los Angeles Times
March 8, 2018, 2pm PST
In a move to grant further autonomy and rights to the homeless population of Seattle, a court found in favor of a man who argued his truck was his home and should not have been towed after he didn't move for 72 hours.
The Seattle Times
March 8, 2018, 1pm PST
The city of Las Vegas is buying land on Foremaster Lane and making it legal for homeless residents to camp there.
Next City
March 5, 2018, 11am PST
The city wants to give its 7,000 citizens without permanent homes "[u]nique digital identifiers" to help them get reliable access to services.
Quartz
February 12, 2018, 11am PST
Bournemouth native Stuart Semple is intent on "naming and shaming the bodies who fund and install these things."
The Art Newspaper
February 8, 2018, 1pm PST
In Oakland, California and Torreon, New Mexico, Julian Brave NoiseCat reports that "[f]or Indigenous people, the crisis of the home is intergenerational."
High Country News
January 24, 2018, 9am PST
Given the fact that many homeless patients end up costing the system a lot more than average, several Chicago hospitals are considering ways to house them.
Crain's Chicago Business
January 23, 2018, 11am PST
If approved, a City Council motion would mark a shift in how Los Angeles deals with a rising number of homeless residents.
Los Angeles Times
January 10, 2018, 10am PST
The population of Hawaii fell in 2017 for only the third time since 1959. High housing costs are likely to blame.
The Washington Post
January 4, 2018, 6am PST
Conceived as a stop-gap measure, New York City's cluster site program essentially pays landlords to house homeless people. Now, Mayor de Blasio wants to convert some of those sites directly into affordable units.
The New York Times
December 27, 2017, 12pm PST
A Los Angeles development for homeless vets could be great news for a city in desperate need of housing, but some worry that the apartments put vets in harm’s way.
Los Angeles Times
December 27, 2017, 11am PST
Orlando Barahona has chronicled his experience as a homeless person, as well as his ideas for addressing the homelessness crisis, in various publications and his own blog. In this post, he reviews a homeless shelter in which he is a "client."
UrbDeZine
December 18, 2017, 8am PST
File under 'high-tech urban dystopia.”
Business Insider
December 18, 2017, 6am PST
Secretary Carson argues that local housing solutions can solve homelessness.
USA Today
December 14, 2017, 8am PST
Now San Jose's tiny home village pilot project, meant to create 40 units of "sleeping cabins for homeless individuals, needs to find a neighborhood to call home.
The Mercury News
Blog post
December 13, 2017, 12pm PST
In a history of the skid rows in American cities from the late 19th century until the urban renewal era of the 1960s, Ella Howard tells of the impoverished people who inhabited them and the policy choices that supported their existence.
Linda Day
Blog post
December 10, 2017, 1pm PST
A recent conference hosted by the American Institute of Architects in Los Angeles shined a light on efforts to reduce homelessness in Los Angeles—and demonstrated just how much work must be done nationwide to solve this humanitarian crisis.
Josh Stephens