- Los Angeles TimesAug 01 12:23 PM
The homeless population in Orange County grew by 5% during the past two years, as rising rents pushed more people into the streets, officials said Friday.
- 3newsAug 02 04:38 PM
A new study, based on the experiences of 19 homeless people, found a lack of social housing and skyrocketing rental prices are forcing people to sleep rough.
- Orange County RegisterAug 01 02:17 PM
The number of homeless people in Orange County increased by 5 percent in the past two years, but the overall numbers are down significantly from 2009, according to a newly released report. The report presented to the county’s Commission to End...
- TakePart.com via Yahoo! NewsJul 31 05:34 AM
A 26-year-old aspiring chef-cum-philanthropist in Massachusetts wants to retool the food truck trend as a way to feed the homeless—but will he be able to get his Helping Hand Food Truck gassed up and ready to roll? Last month, Corey Phelan launched a Kickstarter campaign with a noble goal: to serve up fresh food made from locally sourced ingredients out of a food truck to anyone who shows up ...
- Toowoomba ChronicleAug 02 04:24 PM
Services, businesses, schools, churches, government across the Toowoomba Region are coming together as one for Homelessness Prevention Week.
- Columbus Ledger-EnquirerAug 01 05:26 PM
William Billy Edwards, the homeless man found slain in his Columbus tent a week ago, was remembered Saturday as one who loved the outdoors, his pet dog Sassy and life… Click to Continue »
- The Huffington PostJul 31 12:50 PM
Being homeless, is more than just not having shelter or somewhere to sleep. It's about not having a home - a center of connection, a foundation of community and a source of support. That is why, it is our responsibility, as New Yorkers, as a community, to be compassionate, understanding and helpful to those facing these obstacles and challenges. Over the last year, working for the City of New ...
- Denver PostAug 02 11:33 AM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Grand Valley's homeless will soon have some temporary housing that will be close to other support services designed to help people get back on their feet.
- CBC via Yahoo Canada NewsAug 01 05:02 AM
Calgary's homeless shelters say they need help as donations have dropped this summer as the slowing economy leaves fewer resources for the city's most vulnerable. Trudi Marx, who works at the Mustard Seed shelter sorting donations, says among bins of toothpaste and other personal items one is empty — men's underwear. Jordan Hamilton of the Drop-In Centre says they also need help.
- The GuardianJul 31 05:49 AM
The fortitude of homeless people camped in the city centre is a reminder of the savage human costs of austerity – and symbolises a willingness to fight back Poverty rarely breaks into the sunlight and presents itself unashamedly to the world. The usual nature of hunger, homelessness, destitution and desperation is to lurk, shy and embarrassed below the surface of public consciousness. But since...
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