Unmarried people do not need to prove that they have nowhere else to stay before entering a homeless shelter, a Manhattan court ruled February 22.
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Jeffery McNeil discusses Obama’s legacy and the failings of the Republican party.
A study shows, that in less than 5
years, 30,551 tickets were handed out
to homeless people in Montreal, Canada,for municipal bylaw and Société de transport de Montréal violations.
A look at recent political policy changes
There are a lot of reasons why people become homeless: unemployment, illness or the loss of a loved one are just a few of them. I didn’t choose to be homeless. No one does.
A poem about gun violence
As the temperature plummets in Ukraine, the death toll continues to soar with the country’s homeless worst affected, calling into question the Ukrainian government’s stance on homelessness and unemployment.
For Mayor Vincent Gray, the One City Summit represented a crucial step in making the slogan “One City” into a reality for Washington, D.C.
Evelyn giver her views on Black History Month and racial tensions in America.
A look at racial discrimination and restitution.
A Street Sense vendor who uses a
wheelchair has sued two Metro Transit Police officers, claiming they violated his constitutional rights during a May 19, 2011, arrest near the U Street Metro station.
On Saturday, Feb. 4, McPherson Square made headlines once again after a police raid left the park gutted of its many tents, enforcing the park’s no-camping ban. The following morning, only the two library tents remained standing. The rest had been confiscated, crushed or abandoned.
A look at the link between evangelicals and the Right
A well-known Alexandria, VA activist who had been missing since September was found dead on Jan. 26.
For his help in nabbing the suspect in the murders of four Anaheim-area homeless men, Donny Hopkins, a 32-year-old forklift driver, was rewarded $5,000.
In the Indian capital of New Delhi, many of the roughly 60,000 home- less people of the city are choosing to sleep on the streets and deal with the winter cold instead of staying in a government shelter.
Home to more than 40 women, residents of N Street Village in North- west D.C. cheerfully greet guests to the shelter despite the dreariness of the winter around them.
People experiencing homelessness were counted regardless of how they responded to the survey efforts. If a person was unwilling to participate in the survey, volunteers filled out a form including a general description of the person and his location.
Top federal officials rallied more than 200 volunteers on the evening
of Jan. 25 in the annual effort to count homeless people living on the streets of Washington D.C.
A man preying upon homeless women has been convicted.