Critics of President Trump and his labeling of Baltimore as "disgusting" began posting pictures to social media showing Republican-controlled areas rife with homelessness, poverty and masses of garbage.
"It's disgraceful. I'm going to maybe — I'm looking at it very seriously," Trump told Fox News host Tucker Carlson in response to homelessness in American cities.
This represented a two percent decrease from the previous year's survey.
"Why wouldn't local leaders want to stop the flow of new arrivals to get prices under control," Carlson said.
But local authorities aren't convinced.
Lt. Brian Tate, a Columbia Police Department veteran is being probed for pillorying homeless people and slighting races while calling out gang violence as a consequence for the Confederacy's defeat in the Civil War.
The approximately $300 million generated by taxing large businesses would be used to assist the city's rising homeless population.
A happy ending for homeless Phil.
"You have a right to be here. It's not illegal to be homeless," a New York Police Department officer told homeless people who were allegedly sprayed with a hose by a McDonald's employee.
The fire-gutted house is located in the affluent Willow Glen community in San Jose.
"You know what you're doing is wrong. You know that already. Deep inside you, you know that."
"Either you're going to be on public property or you're going to be on private property or you're going to levitate yourself off the face of the earth," one lawyer said.
A new study from Hawaii revealed that youth homelessness starts at age 14 on average through interviews with individuals in Oahu.
Cities across America have cited health issues to institute bans on sharing food in public places, but activists say such laws contribute to a trend of criminalizing homelessness.
A U.K. charity has installed a vending machine for homeless people, and hopes to install two machines in New York in February.
As California wildfires are rapidly closing in on Los Angeles, volunteers and organizations have mobilized to help one of the most vulnerable populations in the city.
A mandatory one-night count turned up an increase for the first time since 2010, and some of America's wealthiest cities might be the reason.
Officials say that the blame falls on government agencies at all levels for not doling out aid fast enough.
New York City's new pilot initiative allows families to search for housing outside of the five boroughs.
The U.S. criticized Russia for not helping to fund a women's shelter in Kitezh, but according to legend, the city has been underwater for centuries.