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Homeless Laws

'Chef Arnold,' 90, Cited Again For Feeding Homeless In Florida

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — To Arnold Abbott, feeding the homeless in a public park in South Florida was an act of charity. To the city of Fort Lau...

Rhode Island To Pass First Ever 'Homeless Bill Of Rights'

Reuters | Jason McLure | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact

(Reuters) - Rhode Island's governor is expected to sign into law the first "Homeless Bill of Rights" in the United States as early as next week, form...

Attacks On Homeless To Be Hate Crimes In Florida

AP | Bill Kaczor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- This week it will become a hate crime to attack a homeless person with prejudice in Florida, meaning a crime like the fatal...

Walking the Dog

Catherine Meek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Catherine Meek

When someone we know personally may lose their housing due to a job loss or home foreclosure, we feel helpless to give a hand. However, there are ways we can assist someone facing the loss of their housing.