A controversial bill in Kentucky aims to criminalize homelessness and expand 'Stand Your Ground' laws, sparking widespread criticism for its approach to a growing social issue.
Homelessness is a nationwide issue, but its impact varies significantly across states.
While Jeff Bezos donates to fight homelessness, his investment in single-family homes raises alarms about exacerbating the housing crisis.
"The COVID relief funds provided a buffer. We're seeing what happens when those resources aren't available."
Like many cities with a serious housing problem, Portland is increasingly relying on private security to “clean up” the human debris of capitalism.
"The crisis of housing instability is one that can be fixed by investing in housing infrastructure and supportive services for vulnerable communities."
"The fundamental solution to homelessness is housing," says the White House roadmap. "When a person is housed, they have a platform to address all their needs, no matter how complex."
“You can’t talk about the problems of poverty — the pain of it, the daily struggles to survive, the plight, the fight and the insight — without involving the newly emerging leaders from the growing ranks of the poor.”