Are COVID deaths going unreported? Or has living on the street become more dangerous?
The rural county of Tulare has become a hotspot for the virus, with Latino communities and essential workers hit especially hard.
They died in parking lots, in hospitals, in train stations and in encampments. Now the county’s homeless must face the coronavirus.
As eviction bans lift and temporary housing provisions end, what happens to those who can’t afford rent?
San Francisco’s early lockdown spared it from the brunt of COVID-19, but the city has failed to shelter its homeless during the crisis.
Some neighbors support the Reclaimers with donations of food and clothing. Others are loudly opposed to their presence.
As uncertainties and conflicting data swirl around COVID-19, a few truths about the poor bear repeating.
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Facing a health crisis, California legislators call for a moratorium on evictions, utility shutoffs and foreclosures.
Los Angeles’ cleanup of a homeless encampment is met by protests from homeless residents and activists.
President Trump once denounced Los Angeles for its sidewalk encampments and vowed to take action without consulting the city.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom calls homelessness an emergency akin to a major earthquake, but his proposals do not prevent cities from sweeping people off the streets.
One survey found that 80 percent of one encampment’s residents reported having a diagnosed mental illness.
Tennessee’s capital is taking steps to reimagine justice for people living on the street.
A federal subsidy could knock down some barriers to housing for America’s 37,000 homeless veterans.
The reality is that many young people are fighting the conditions of homelessness when we’re still works in progress. But we are more than statistics.
Oakland’s homeless groups and local government are struggling to find common ground. The process has not been easy.
Drug overdoses are the single greatest factor contributing to Los Angeles’ rising rate of homeless mortality, a report claims.
Youth, the elderly and whole families are tumbling into homelessness at a faster rate than they can be helped onto their feet.
Why Los Angeles researchers are looking differently at Skid Row.