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Together We Can Prevent Evictions

Camille Rivera | Posted 07.06.2016 | Latino Voices
Camille Rivera

I was 24 when it happened. I'd had a hard day at work, and my daughter and I were heading to our apartment in the Bronx. I was a single mom, who ha...

Why New York City's Homeless Family Policies Keep Failing

Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD | Posted 02.24.2016 | New York
Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD

The problem is that the city has always approached family homelessness in the wrong way. For decades the city has tried to make families fit an emergency system rather than making the system responsive to the specific needs of families.

Winston Needs a Bike

Pat LaMarche | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

When Bloomberg Businessweek's online global economics journal tells you, "The plight of the young, black man is worse than you think," it's got to be time to take notice.

State Of Homelessness in America 2013 Unveiled By NAEH

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

There was a feeling of expectation in the room at the National Press Club last week as the National Alliance To End Homelessness (NAEH) unveiled its S...

10 Steps To Ending Homelessness In 2012

Joel John Roberts | Posted 02.08.2013 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

It is that time of the year, when pundits start writing their top ten lists as if every American really wants to read the top most influential, best-l...

Telling the Truth About Homelessness

Maria Foscarinis | Posted 07.15.2012 | Impact
Maria Foscarinis

Some recent reports suggest that homelessness is not increasing significantly. This is due to both flaws in the data they rely on and the narrow way they define homelessness. The result is confusion and misguided policies.

Alexander Eichler

Homeless Rate Ready To Rise | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

Although the recession has officially been over for two years, the worst may be to come for many people. Job losses rose during the last few years....

When Homeless Shelters Become Homeless Themselves

Joel John Roberts | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Talk in Los Angeles is about the homeless rescue mission shutting down their emergency shelter programs due to lack of public funding and delay in gov...

Laura Bassett

Federal Homelessness Program Runs Out Of Money As Need Rises | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- Homelessness has significantly risen in the U.S. as a result of surging foreclosures and joblessness caused by the recession, but a new ...

The Top 10 Advocates for the Homeless of 2010

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Has anyone or anything this year influenced the way this country addresses homelessness? I'm no David Letterman, but here is my Top Ten list of trendsetters of homelessness in 2010.

Today is World Habitat Day

Maria Foscarinis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Maria Foscarinis

Human habitat is a broad term. But no matter the definition, it includes a safe, secure place to live: a home.

Homelessness Myth #2: "They're All Bums!"

Christine Schanes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Schanes

I have found that approximately 25 percent of homeless people are children. Together, women and children make up close to 40 percent of homeless people and are the fastest growing segment.

Homeless Given Cell Phones To Help Them Get Jobs, Homes In St. Paul

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In St. Paul, Minn., one organization is taking a bold approach to helping people get their lives back on track: giving the homeless cell phones. Accor...

Jenny Gibson's Story: Stimulus Funds Save Single Mom On Brink Of Homelessness

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Last year, San Diego resident Jenny Gibson found herself unemployed after losing her job with a nonprofit organization. For this hard-working single m...