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A housing-first solution to chronic homelessness in Nashville

Oct 7, 2013
Nashville's homeless get housing from private landlords in a new experimental program.
Posted In: homelessness, homeless, Nashville

Why homeless kids are harder to count

Jul 30, 2013
The Urban Institute looks to make counting homeless youth more effective.
Posted In: homeless, youth, public policy

A parking lot for the homeless in Phoenix

Jul 17, 2013
The city of Phoenix is increasingly enforcing a law that bans sleeping on the streets. A shelter has made room for displaced homeless people in a parking lot.
Posted In: homeless, arizona

Skid Row was L.A.'s solution for homelessness. Now that's changing

Mar 19, 2013
Los Angeles has long steered its homeless population to a border area of downtown rarely seen except by those who work there and the homeless. Now redevelopment is pressing against Skid Row, and advocates are taking steps to secure homes for the homeless.
Posted In: homeless, los angeles, Skid Row, gentrification

Celebrating Chinese New Year on the Street of Eternal Happiness

Feb 14, 2013
Chinese New Year is a time when most Chinese return home to celebrate with their families. We meet one homeless man who spends his New Year begging for change on the Street of Eternal Happiness.
Posted In: Chinese New Year, homeless

Rebuilding a life from homelessness

Jan 7, 2013
Marketplace revisits homeless, single mom Silvia Encinas.
Posted In: homeless, Virginia

Homeless vets face challenges in filing disability claims

Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
Posted In: veterans, homeless, military, disability, Vietnam, Iraq, afghanistan

Rich and poor in San Diego speak out on wealth gap

Oct 5, 2012
Residents of San Diego's wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods reflect on opportunity, responsibility and the American Dream.
Posted In: San Diego, Income Gap, wealth gap, poverty, wealth, opportunity, Education, homeless, personal responsiblity, American dream, tough choices

A car can transport people out of poverty

Oct 5, 2012
When you're poor, car trouble can spiral out of control -- but for those without access to public transportation, a car is essential.
Posted In: poverty, mobility, Transportation, financial literacy, cars, homeless, San Diego, tough choices

Law against panhandling ruled too harsh

Sep 28, 2012
An Arcata, California ordinance did not allow non-aggressive requests for money, including signs, in many parts of town. But that all changed when a judge ruled the mandate unconstitutional.
Posted In: panhandling, free speech, california, homeless, poverty

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