Homeless Encampments

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
October 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
The ACLU will challenge Hamilton County's ban on tent cities in court.
CityBeat
May 29, 2018, 6am PDT
Homeless villages aren't hotbeds of crime, according to recent analysis. Rather, they can be part of a "crime prevention ecosystem."
The Guardian
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 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
January 20, 2018, 7am PST
Responding to local homeowners and politicians, Orange County will clear homeless encampments from a riverbed and stormwater channel under its control.
KPCC
December 18, 2017, 8am PST
File under 'high-tech urban dystopia.”
Business Insider
September 8, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of Spokane is piling large boulders where homeless people used to sleep. Critics are calling the city's actions inhumane.
KUOW
July 8, 2017, 9am PDT
Tacoma, Washington is attempting to approach homeless encampments from a public health perspective.
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