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.
Content categorized as Criminalization of Homelessness
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.
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.
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.
In the years since the city of Raleigh started requiring panhandlers to obtain permits to beg, police have issued many hundreds of citations. But the… Read more »
A list of the homeless dead is by nature incomplete, steadily unfolding. The lives of the homeless are often cut two or three decades short… Read more »
In Indianapolis, police and social service agencies have begun working to get the city’s downtown homeless population off the streets in preparation for the Super… Read more »
Panhandlers in Chicago Win Class Action Lawsuit Chicago panhandlers can receive as much as $400 thanks to a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of… Read more »