Today could have been a day as bad as yesterday, only it was worse. Today was the day Tina was scheduled to move from her apartment back into homelessness.
I hope you remember this recent post: "Catherine Died Sleeping Outside Last Night". Sadly, when you work with homeless people, death on the streets ...
Congress' attention and action right now: the millions of low-income families who rely upon federal housing assistance to keep a stable roof over their heads and are being threatened with losing access to these funds.
We want to ensure that as we move forward, all homeless women, both on Los Angeles' Skid Row and beyond, are accessing the health care they need so that they can rebuild their lives and end the cycle of homelessness.
No homeless person ever said "Please place me in one room with a hundred other people. Please give me a cot or a mat for the floor to sleep on. Please...
Affordable housing and school busing can do little to counter a disruptive family life or a dangerous neighborhood. We need an alternative: public boarding schools.
Too many youth in foster care spend their 21st birthday packing their bags, finding a place to live and figuring out how they are going to pay the rent and put food in the fridge.
On the housing front, the good news is that the president wants Mel Watt to head the FHFA. The really bad news is that the problems in the U.S. housing system are currently so entrenched that, even if he is confirmed, Mel Watt will be hard-pressed to resolve them.
It's about 4:00 a.m. at a Love's truck stop in eastern Tennessee off Interstate 40. Diners seem to whisper this time of night. Shoppers in the truck stop quietly shuffle. Staying up all night saves me money and from sleeping outside in a cheap, freezing sleeping bag.
Jacque McLaughlin, executive director of Gilead House, shares her thoughts about the remarkable work they're doing in Marin County.
It is an understatement to call homelessness a growing problem. More accurately, it's a tragedy. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that an a...
Some homeless people are said to be "service resistant," but the real truth is, the current homeless services system fails people!
You might think it's funny that I thank a social media company for saving my life, but I genuinely believe that if it wasn't for Twitter, I'd be back on the streets -- or worse.
For 39 years, Sasha Bruce Youthwork has weathered the ups-and-downs of the economy, and we continue to offer safe homes for hundreds of runaway and homeless youth each year. Yet, right now, we are confronted with unprecedented cuts from federal and District sources.
These youth are a part of our future as a nation. If they are to succeed in school and work, they need stable housing and the supportive services that their families are unable to provide.
Save Homeless Veterans is truly dedicated to the cause and their passion truly motivated me to give more.