homeless

Homelessness

Los Angeles Might Start Punishing Homeless People Based on Where They Sleep

Like schools, parks, or otherwise “crowded public sidewalk areas.”
Emma Ockerman
8.23.19
money-inequality

The Creative and Cruel Ways People Make Life Hell for the Homeless

It's not just playing "Baby Shark" over and over.
Molly Taft
7.19.19
Homelessness

The Homelessness Crisis Is Getting So Bad That Cities Are Now Building Their Own Camps

"It’s just to make things more manageable because it’s so bad in the streets."
Emma Ockerman
7.16.19
Homelessness

A MAGA Guy with an Elf Costume and a Leaf-Blower Full of Cash Just Stormed an Oakland Homeless Camp

He wanted to offer the residents cash to move out of their camp behind the Home Depot.
Emma Ockerman
7.12.19
Homelessness

Mayors Would Love Trump’s Help With Homelessness — If He’s Actually Serious

A D.C. official pointed out that the administration has tried to cut funding at an agency that helps cities with housing.
Morgan Baskin
7.3.19
police

A Cop Is Facing 40 Years in Prison for Allegedly Raping a Homeless 16-Year-Old In Her Tent

He allegedly said he wouldn’t arrest her in exchange for sexual services.
Emma Ockerman
7.1.19
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Very Good Human Gets Hotel Rooms for 70 Homeless During Chicago's Storm

"We’re thrilled they’re safe and warm, at least for a few days."
River Donaghey
1.31.19
california wildfires

California wildfires could usher in a "new wave of homelessness"

California already has the highest homeless population of any state.
Tess Owen
11.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Viral Homeless Vet GoFundMe That Raised $400K Was Allegedly a Scam

This story just keeps getting more messed up.
River Donaghey
11.15.18
mlb

Mookie Betts Fed Homeless People in Boston at 2 AM After World Series Game

The outfielder showed up to the Boston Library in the middle of the night, handing out trays of food to the homeless after the Red Sox took a 2-0 series lead over the Dodgers.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.26.18
crime

The Horrific Violence Faced by Homeless People in the UK

Angela Millington's killing represents just one of the many underreported murders of homeless people.
James McMahon
10.24.18
The Plug

This Tech Nonprofit Is Trying to Help Homeless People Get IDs

Most chronically homeless people don’t have a valid ID and can’t afford to get one. A team of Atlanta entrepreneurs are out to break the ID barrier—which can bar homeless people from getting jobs, obtaining housing, and accessing vital government services
Mary Mazzoni
9.7.18
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