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Seattle Passes Controversial New Tax On City's Biggest Companies To Combat Housing Crisis
By Gregory Scruggs, Reuters
Following the council vote, Amazon’s vice president, Drew Herdener, said the company has resumed construction planning for its so-called Block 18 project in downtown Seattle.
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How Amazon Is Holding Seattle Hostage
The city wants to tax large corporations to pay for homeless housing, but Jeff Bezos isn't pleased.
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Hospitals Are Releasing Homeless Patients Back To The Streets. There's A Better Way.
Recuperative care facilities offer a safer and ultimately cheaper alternative.
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Pope Francis Buys Gelato For Rome's Poor And Homeless
The special dessert was distributed in honor of the feast day of St. George, Francis' namesake.
Surviving Skid Row: Women’s Stories Of Assault, Fear, And Finding Friendship
A third of L.A.'s homeless population are women -- and "once a shelter is full, it’s full."
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This Is Life On The Streets Of Hollywood When You're Young, Queer And Homeless
While struggling to find stability, homeless queer youth face an additional battle -- one for their own identities.
The Truth About Bisexual College Students And Hunger
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Bisexual youth and students deserve our support, not mean-spirited bullying by powerful pundits.
Homeless Girl Scouts Aim To Sell 6,000 Boxes Of Cookies In NYC
You can find them in Manhattan's Union Square through Friday.
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These Portraits Shine A Light On The Homeless Faces You Pass Every Day
The illustrated profiles of men and women who've experienced homelessness in New York City in this series are gorgeous.
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Ben Carson Said Trans People In Homeless Shelters Make Others 'Not Comfortable'
It was the latest in a long history of anti-LGBTQ remarks by the HUD secretary.
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Homeless Women Say 'Me Too,' But No One Listens
Mari Kate Mycek
, Guest Writer
Their stories of sexual assault are not exceptions. They are the rule.
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Viral Photo Of Joe Biden's Chat With A Homeless Man Is Melting Frozen Hearts
A candid moment with the former vice president.
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What It's Like To Be A Homeless Student At LA's Richest Private High School
, Guest Writer
Tuition costs nearly double my parents’ yearly salaries combined.
9 Foundations Partner To Tackle America’s Housing Crisis, As Trump Tries To Gut Funding
"When people are struggling so much just to afford their homes, they’re suffering in a multitude of ways."
Lynne Sladky, The Associated Press
Homeless Will Now Be Asked: Are You Fleeing Domestic Violence?
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For years, advocates have called victims of domestic violence part of the country’s “hidden homeless.” But now, for the first
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Young, Gay And Living On The Street: LGBT Youth Face Increased Odds Of Homelessness
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By Carolyn Jones Throughout high school and college, Alicia slept in cars, tents, friends’ couches, benches, on the bus, on
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These Are A Few Of The Shelters Scrambling To Offer Winter Storm Refuge
“Every day is emergency operations for us,” said one shelter official, whose facility is at nearly double capacity.
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It Doesn't Make Any Sense To Arrest People Who Are Homeless
For one, it's a surefire way to perpetuate the problem.
For The Homeless, Getting Through The Holidays Is The Toughest Season
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By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington You can’t enter the Interfaith Community Shelter of Santa Fe, New Mexico with plans to spend
Genius Hack Shows How To Use Amazon Prime Now To Help The Homeless
A heartwarming video perfectly captures the spirit of the season.
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When The Fire Comes And There's No Home To Evacuate And Nowhere To Go
How the Thomas fire is affecting an already vulnerable homeless community.
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Children Need Homes, Not Charter Schools Or Standardized Tests, And Definitely Not Tax Cuts For The Wealthy
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
Over 1.1 million children and teens attend more than 1,800 New York City public schools. About one-third of these children
Facing Backlash, VA Reverses Cuts To Program Helping Homeless Vets: Report
The VA had planned to slash funding for a program that has helped thousands of veterans escape homelessness.
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