Housing advocates warn of a huge crisis if Congress doesn't come through soon with significant and sustained financial assistance.
As state moratoriums on evictions expire, activists are attempting to physically block court evictions across the country.
“You took from him his only possession: his dignity as a human being,” the judge said to the officer during his sentencing.
The man was approached by police officers after occupying more than one seat on the subway.
But the owner wants them out.
“I’m constantly wasting time having to worry any time I see police officers drive by, or they stop at the park and see me,” said one homeless man in LA.
“The LA mayor put a shelter-in-place order, but how am I supposed to wash my hands without a house?”
These Cities Are Stopping Police From Responding to Homelessness, Drug Use, and Mental Health Issues
Los Angeles proposed the change Tuesday. San Francisco and Albuquerque have already made it.
The level of oleoresin capsicum was “twice as strong as the pepper spray used by police,” according to Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
What if tenants got together and bought their property back? That’s what happened at this trailer park in Texas.
At least two California cities have established campsites for the homeless in the coronavirus crisis, offering basic services like food, security, and a bathroom.
‘Literally a Lifeline:’ Doctors Without Borders Is Getting Cell Phones to Homeless People so They Can Stay Connected During Coronavirus
The organization has distributed 1,000 phones so far to connect the homeless to shelter, healthcare, and financial help during the crisis.