5 People on the Devastating Long-Term Effects of Eviction
“I have PTSD from the experience. I’ve had to take leave from work several times for therapy and I take five medications.”
Trump's Proposal for Homeless Shelters Could Make Life More Dangerous for Trans People
Especially for Black and Brown transgender women, "who face extraordinarily high rates of unemployment and homelessness at any time, and particularly in this economic crisis," said an advocate.
'We’re on Our Own': Working in a Homeless Shelter Is a Nightmare Right Now
Employees say they aren't allowed to take days off and aren't given protective equipment even while working in spaces where the coronavirus is likely to spread.
Homeless People Need Shelter. Hotels Are Empty. Why Aren’t Cities Acting?
Advocates are calling on governments to give homeless people the ability to self-isolate and keep themselves safe.
This Is Why Homeless People Don't Go to Shelters
Cities have tried to move people from encampments on the streets to shelters, but the truth is many of them have good reasons not to go.
The US Government Says Homeless Shelters Should Be Allowed to Ban Trans People
The new rule would allow shelters to deny a population more than twice as likely to be homeless.
Shelters in Toronto face an overcrowding 'crisis'
Toronto’s shelter system is over 90 percent capacity amid frigid weather
Why This Turkish Immigrant Is Selling a $5,000 “Trump Pizza”
The Trump Pizza is being sold by Champion Pizza in downtown Manhattan, and it comes loaded with gold leaf arranged to spell out “TRUMP,” and, naturally, Russian caviar.
Toronto's Homeless Shelter System Is Not Working
'There is no hope for many people, no end. It's just one place to the next, the same goddamn routine every single day.'
How New York's Homeless Lived Through This Weekend's Blizzard
Outreach workers attempted to get the city's most vulnerable citizens to safety, but some homeless people say the system was more accommodating.
For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle, It's a Nightmare
As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "nonessential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.
Flagstaff, Arizona, Is Giving Panhandlers Coupons to Stop Them from Buying Drugs
Flagstaff, Arizona, is trying to combat panhandling by giving homeless people coupon booklets called "Better Bucks." I tried them out to see if they were all they were cracked up to be.