Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: homeless

In San Francisco, hundreds of homes for the homeless sit vacant

At least part of the problem is a shortage of case managers, who are the crucial link between vacant units and the hundreds of people approved for housing.

Little Rock, Arkansas launches program that invests in the city’s homeless...

The program is a “day's work for a day's pay and access to resources that will help them get to the next step to create the life that they want."

Denver non-profit converts former hotel into affordable housing for homeless

“This really shows what we can do when we get creative about problem solving and affordable housing.”

Helping the homeless: Australian charity turns empty parking lots into safe...

"By providing a safe, secure and comfortable place to get a good night’s rest, we help restore health, dignity and respect for our guests."

Texas nonprofit aims to solve two problems: Homelessness and environmental cleanup

To date, the program has paid out over $100,000 in earned income and helped 24 individuals experiencing homelessness secure stable housing.

Homelessness soars in our biggest cities, driven by rising inequality since...

Homelessness is becoming more dispersed across major cities in Australia.

HUD to rollback protections for transgender people in taxpayer-funded homeless shelters

“The ACLU will fight back against this attempt to write discrimination into the law. Shelters funded by taxpayers should be open to all – period.”

This shelter gives homeless people what they really need – long-term...

The Fort Worth program focuses on building a strong foundation for guests to successfully end their homelessness.

Homeless man files lawsuit after wrongfully arrested for using counterfeit $10...

“A person like me would've gotten an apology, but a person like Emory somehow finds his way in handcuffs for trying to pay for his breakfast with real money.”

We need a housing revolution now

The vision of housing as a human right must become a fundamental part of the progressive vision.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.