Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff thinks so.
If the Oakland measure is approved, it would be the state's first such tax.
For thousands of homeless people living in their cars across California, car impoundment can be the tipping point into joblessness and a life on the streets.
In many cities, only a fraction of people facing eviction can actually get legal help.
The economics of housing the homeless is a tricky equation, especially in New York City, which has a right-to-shelter mandate, meaning the city has to provide a temporary bed to anyone who needs it. Because of demand, the city often houses people in apartments and hotels where accommodations can be spotty and social services nonexistent. […]
Last month the Seattle city council voted unanimously for a head tax – a set fee that bigger companies would have to pay for each of their employees. The tax was meant to raise funds to address homelessness and help create more affordable housing in a city where both have become problems. Then yesterday that same […]
Kaiser joins other healthcare organizations investing in affordable housing.
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.
The annual count rose 23 percent. Expectations are growing for two major funding efforts recently approved by L.A. voters.