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Florida Homelessness

Fort Lauderdale Targets Homeless Population, Outlaws Sleeping In Public And Panhandling

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact

Casey Cooper believes he should be able to lay his head to rest in public. But the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, thinks otherwise. Cooper is on...

'I've Built Robots': Homeless People In Poignant Video Remind Us It Can Happen To Anyone

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.18.2014 | Impact

"I speak four languages." "I've built robots." "I have a degree in biology from West Virginia University." These aren't statements from renow...

Couple Fined $700, Threatened With Jail For Feeding Hot Dogs And Chicken To Homeless

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact

Like many Florida couples in their age group, Debbie and Chico Jimenez have settled into retirement. But unlike a lot of their peers, they’re not in...

Undercover Investigation Of Homeless Abuse At Shelter Leads To Policy Overhaul

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.07.2013 | Impact

When Renee Miller heard about the abuse homeless people faced at a shelter in Tallahassee, Fla., she decided to find out if the reality lived up to th...

House Wants To Cut $2.3 Million From Homeless

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.08.2012 | Miami

In the Florida House of Representatives' proposed budgets for the upcoming year, homeless programs may be out of luck. The chair of the Health Care...