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Video: Homeless in LA

May 28, 2015
A newcomer to a homeless encampment tells his story.
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Navigation Center in San Francisco.

San Francisco takes innovative approach to homelessness

May 18, 2015
The city has opened a shelter with fewer rules and more open space.
Posted In: San Francisco, homeless, Housing

Making money off trash

Apr 3, 2015
Selling what others throw out
Posted In: recycling, homeless, trash

What's pushing family homelessness to record levels?

Mar 2, 2015
High rents and a housing subsidy shortage are pushing families into homelessness.
Posted In: homeless, Housing, rental market, homeless families, child homelessness
Coulet Johnson, center, and other then-homeless children watch a performance by circus clowns in 2009 at a Dallas library

As numbers of homeless kids rise, resources fall short

Jan 28, 2015
Government's definition of homelessness omits most children without homes.
Posted In: homeless children, homeless, homelessness
The Star Apartments under construction in December 2012 in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.

Cutting health costs by subsidizing housing

Dec 4, 2014
Experiment in housing for homeless is completed in L.A. – and health-care costs fall.
Posted In: homeless, Skid Row, Housing, health care
Miley Cyrus

What happens when Miley Cyrus blesses your cause

Aug 25, 2014
My Friend's Place raised a lot of money in one day, but experts say "don't get used to it."
Posted In: homeless, mtv, Miley Cyrus, nonprofits
Hungry and Homeless, a photo by James Jordan

Giving homes to the homeless without preconditions

Jun 27, 2014
Research shows that offering aid without preconditions has better results.
Posted In: homeless, Great Recession

At food banks, digital donations go farther

Nov 28, 2013
While food banks would never turn away that can of about-to-expire lima beans, those donations come with a lot of overhead.
Posted In: food banks, Charity, fundraising, homeless

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

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