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As homelessness rises, some states make it illegal to sleep outside
In Missouri, it’s now illegal. In Tennessee, it can be a felony. But criminalizing homelessness could make it harder for people to find homes.
Life in a hotel turned homeless shelter
A California nonprofit takes on the challenging task of providing support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For those without homes, social distancing might not be possible
Homeless shelters in Portland, Oregon, are being asked to make sure people who are coughing sleep in beds six feet away from those who aren't.
LA homeless advocates have a new tech tool for affordable housing
LeaseUp aims to make finding homes faster and easier.
Employed, but still homeless
One formerly-homeless barista describes working while living out of her car.
LA seeks permanent solution to homeless encampments
Los Angeles’ homeless population grew by more than 20 percent last year, and three-fourths of that population lives outdoors.
Los Angeles struggles to house homeless amid Section 8 shortage
The U.S. homeless population ticked up last year for the first time since 2010, led by a 26 percent percent surge in Los Angeles.
LA homeless survey helps service groups plan and budget
Agencies need to know who the people are as well as how many.
Homeless donation program focuses on essentials for women
'Support the Girls' encourages donations of products women need, like feminine hygiene supplies and bras.
Los Angeles plans for spending $1.2 billion to help homeless
Priority for much of the housing money will go to people who’ve been on the streets for a long time, with no respite. But some think more of the money should go to help homeless families.