Homelessness

How I became homeless: three people's stories

The number of families affected by homelessness is expected to double by 2041. We asked people to share their experiences<p>The number of families affected by homelessness is expected to more than double in the next two decades, with a further 200,000 households affected by 2041, according to a report.<p>…

Mental Health

Liberals’ homeless veterans strategy needs flexibility in funding, advocates say

OTTAWA—An emergency fund overseen by federal officials has doled out almost $38,000 in the last four months to help 40 veterans who faced financial …

Veterans

Some SF 'Homeless Moms' Neither Homeless Nor Moms, Chronicle Finds

Homeless mom panhandles on Market Street with newborn baby: “I’m not harming her in any way.”https://t.co/nSmkszW1qZ via @hknightsf …

Good News

Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials | Miami Herald

Wisconsin State Journal, Aug. 9<p>What the Wisconsin Supreme Court doesn't want you to see<p>For two decades, Wisconsin was a shining example of what an …

Business

As Cities Grow Worldwide, So Do the Numbers of Homeless

People openly live on the streets of the world's major urban centers -- from Cairo to Washington, DC -- a disconcerting reminder of homelessness. …

Liberal View

Homeless Dog Had a Massive Abscess On Her Neck, but Thankfully Rescuers Found Her in Time!

Guardians of the Voiceless is a non-profit organization with two goals in mind: to provide an education and healthcare to underprivileged children …

Homeless in Vancouver: Reign of flies—a poem for the back alleys

Stanley Q. WoodvineOpen the lid of a Dumpster and inside,<br>A cloud of flies disturbed into flight,<br>Make the “pit-pat” sound of rain,<br>As they collide with …

Halle Berry Reveals She Used to Live in a Homeless Shelter in N.Y.C.

It hasn't always been smooth sailing for Halle Berry.<p>In a recent interview with <i>People,</i> the 50-year-old mother of two revealed that she briefly lived …

Halle Berry

Thriving To End Homelessness

We Each Have Something To Do, And In Doing, We Help Ourselves As Much As Another.<p>On an average night in America, more than half a million men, women …

Arianna Huffington

Outgoing Central City Concern director reflects on 25 years of Portland homelessness

"The opiate addiction has added a new twist," Ed Blackburn said in an interview with The Oregonian/OregonLive, "especially with the migratory …

Poverty

Man attempts push-up world record to help homeless veterans

A dedicated supporter of wounded warriors is trying to raise $50,000 for homeless veterans by setting world records involving push-ups.

Veterans

Halle Berry reveals she once lived in a homeless shelter

Halle Berry opened up about living in a homeless shelter when she was 21<p>August 10, 2017 - 12:20 CEST<p>Before she became an Oscar-winning actress, <b>Halle</b> …

Halle Berry

Homelessness in Hawaii Is an Emergency of Tragic Proportions

<b>When the red mist cleared I was standing over a 90-pound woman, shrieking rage at her prone form.</b><p>I’d flown to Oahu from Kauai for ear surgery the day …

Honolulu

Halle Berry once lived in a NYC homeless shelter

Halle Berry, despite her fame and fortune, once had nothing to her name – including a place to call home.<p>“That was rough,” the Oscar winner, 50, told …

Halle Berry

The Faces of Homelessness

OJ Simpson

Census report show 81% increase in homelessness since 2011

<b>Update 4.20pm:</b> The Simon Communities in Ireland have described latest census figures on homelessness which show an 81% increase in the number of …

Housing

We’re on the verge of a huge increase of homeless people in the UK

<b>Britain’s homelessness crisis is predicted to increase considerably in the next 10 years.</b><p>Rough sleeping across the UK is forecast to jump by more …

Housing

Almost half of rough sleepers are families - Latest CSO results

Almost half of rough sleepers and other homeless people recorded on Census Night last year were families, the latest figures from the CSO reveal.

News (Ireland)

Having battled homelessness, Shantelle says ‘there is help out there’

A Wollongong woman who has faced homelessness has words of encouragement for those in a similar predicament - there is help out there.

Australian News

Addressing Homelessness: When Did Our Social Sensitivities Take Precedence Over Our Sense of Justice?

As a society, we have truly passed through the ethical looking glass when lawmakers are more concerned with reducing the <i>visibility</i> of homelessness …

Homeless Puppy With Severely Infected Ear Wound Finds Help in the Sweetest Place (VIDEO)

Thanks to the wonderful people at Guardians of the Voiceless and a kind man named Mr. Harinder, a little puppy named Kanu is recovering from a …

Puppies

Disabled veteran's homeless project grows into movement

What began as one veteran driving around his northern California community looking for homeless veterans who he could help out, has blossomed into a full-fledged foundation with help pouring in from around the country.<p>Fox News was first introduced to disabled veteran Kyle Cornwell in March after a …

Good News

Mumbai has less homes for its homeless

It's official: Mumbai cares little for its homeless. A Supreme Court-appointed committee tasked with verifying the number and condition of night …

Housing

Letter: Homeless people need services

I moved to downtown Vancouver in 2010. The homeless were here then and are here now. I also see them in downtown Portland when I go over there. The …

Poverty

Who are the homeless people of Australia?

You probably have opinions about homeless people, but are you sure they are based on facts? Here are a few things you should know.<p>Being homelessness …

Housing

Student runs sock business for homeless out of his dorm room

Most college students living in a dorm have room for some furniture like a couch or a television. But Keaton Hendricks’ dorm room at Taylor University in Indiana is stacked with boxes of socks.<p>That’s right, socks. Every month, Hendricks ships hundreds of socks out of his own college dorm room to a …

College & University

Suspicion, moral panic, punishment: empathy for homeless people is a choice

Dealing with homelessness by punitive means costs taxpayers far more than efforts to increase the supply of affordable housing and supported accommodation<p>Doug Cameron is shadow minister for housing and homelessness<p>Nothing illustrates the growing divide in our society between rich and poor than …

Housing

Have You Met Burlington Bernie?

Bernie Sanders might be the most popular politician in all of America, and his constituents give him the highest approval rating in the Senate—but …

Bernie Sanders

Australia's homelessness crisis: number of older women forced to couchsurf doubles

Hidden forms of homelessness account for majority of the problem, with rough sleeping accounting for just 6%, analysis reveals<p>The number of older women forced to couchsurf in Australia has almost doubled in the past four years, new analysis shows.<p>The Council to Homeless Persons chief executive, …

Poverty

This is how much New York's homeless population would grow if rents went up by just 5%

Gentrification is happening in many major American cities, but it doesn’t just mean that neighborhood demographics change — it can also lead to an …

Housing