A day after Philadelphia told homeless encampment members to disband two tent communities, both encampments are still standing and residents have prepared for whatever may come next.
Leander has had an ordinance on the books prohibiting camping in parks for years, but now the city council just went an extra step further.
The program provides storage to people experiencing homelessness.
The coronavirus doesn't appear to have devastated homeless people as initially feared.
The petition was ruled invalid after signatures were removed during the validation process.
A report released by national consulting firm Poppe and Associates says not only is homelessness in Austin inequitable, but it's getting worse.
A resident began documenting the growth in December.
Handwashing stations were also deployed downtown.
Amy Martinez says she couldn't be happier now that Over The Rainbow beauty salon has officially opened its doors.
The clerk's office will now begin their validation process, which could take several weeks
Police say a man offered a homeless man $6 if he could land a backflip. The homeless man suffered a fatal injury trying to do so.
A former Hawaii police officer who forced a homeless man to lick a public urinal was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
Some homeless people in Fort Lauderdale who have been living in motels for three months as a part of citywide efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus are reportedly refusing to leave if the state cannot come up with the funding to extend the program that’s kept them off the streets.
According to the nonprofit, if they receive 20,000 validated signatures from Austin residents by July 18, the ordinance will be placed on the November ballot.
Three weeks ago, Love Sinks In expanded to Austin and is now in 15 cities across the country.
At the same time, the number of those who are homeless and living in shelters decreased by twenty percent.
The Union Rescue Mission on Skid Row went from 100 positive COVID-19 cases to zero, according to the CEO.
The Los Angeles city council voted on Wednesday to identify any hotels refusing to house the homeless as part of Project Roomkey, to investigate if any of those hotels have gotten tax breaks from the city in the past, and suggested these hotels may need to be “commandeered”.
Marcos Saul Aurora Gonzalez and is one of about 250 members of the 30-year-old San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women's Collective. He wasn't always homeless. But since the Bay Area stay-at-home order shut down most business, the 37-year-old from El Salvador has not been able to find work.
Landlords in Venice are calling Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin “exploitative” and “predatory” after Bonin pitched a proposal to use federal stimulus money to buy up distressed properties that go “belly up” and turn them around into housing for the homeless.