"We should be repurposing some of those [hotel] properties as affordable housing as quickly as possible," the New York City mayoral candidate said.
What would a Mayor Yang do? The entrepreneur-turned-politician on the pandemic, the police, universal basic income—and bicycle lanes. He'd be the city's first Asian-American mayor.
County officials in northwestern Washington are concerned about meeting requirements for FEMA's public assistance program, which should reimburse costs to establish non-congregate shelter space for people experiencing homelessness during the pandemic.
Several people have reportedly been arrested as a SWAT team responded to homeless activists occupying a hotel in Olympia, Washington.
John Keown, 72, was booked into Vanderburgh County Jail after facing the choice of arrest or going back onto the streets when he refused to leave a hospital.
Prince William made secret visits to help the vulnerable before Christmas in honor of a special time he shared with his mother Princess Diana when he was 11. .
An advocacy group in Tacoma booked 16 rooms at a Travelodge Motel, which individuals experiencing homelessness are currently occupying, on Christmas Eve.
The fire was probably 20 to 25ft wide. I couldn't see everything that was there, but it was a homeless camp so there was a shopping cart full of personal belongings that was also on fire.
When I was about to turn 11, my mom kept asking me over and over what I wanted to do for my birthday and I finally decided I wanted to help feed the homeless.
Police say the two men got into an altercation and the suspect beat him with a hammer before running away.
Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, we no longer have islands of hunger, illness and housing instability to contend with; these exist in all quarters of our community. We are seeing people who have never experienced homelessness being forced to navigate it for the first time.
As the federal eviction moratorium comes to an end and no stimulus deal in sight, tens of millions of American will face the nation's most severe housing crisis yet.
The man was found living at the Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Coronavirus exposes failed progressive homeless policies, writes a Seattle-based radio host.
I had no money for even the basics, and went back to a diet of microwave noodles. It was like being in college again—except I'm 30-years-old.
"They have heard these promises of shelter from City of St. Louis government time and time again and historically those promises are empty," a civil rights group said.
Life on San Francisco's streets is hard, and it's gotten even harder because of COVID-19. Manfred Walzer is trying to bring the city's most vulnerable citizens a bit of healthy homemade food everyday.
"This is a community of people who don't have easy access to health care...as well as not having access to hygiene facilities," said Megan Hustings, the managing director of the National Committee for the Homeless.
John Dennis, the chairman of the San Francisco Republican Party, shared video of his encounter with a man protesting a cleanup event.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson blamed rampant U.S. homelessness on "stacks and stacks of regulations" on technology for modular and tiny homes.
The man, who has yet to be identified, was sleeping inside his tent when workers tried to remove it.
The father of the two-month-old babies said he found them unconscious in their cribs at The Landing, a hotel turned homeless shelter in Queens.
A judge ordered two homeless women who have been occupying a vacant house in Oakland, California to leave the premises within five days or be forced out by police.
Mobile, Alabama's police chief has released an apology after a photograph of two of the city's officers holding what they called a "homeless quilt"—a raft of cardboard signs taped together, allegedly taken from the homeless people they'd arrested—went viral.
President Donald Trump and his business finances are the subject of New York state and county investigations.
Trump told New York and California to "politely" call and ask for homelessness aid that California Governor Gavin Newsom previously said the president had been withholding for political purposes.
All Home King County director Kira Zylstra has resigned after footage of dancer Beyonce Black St. James performing at a work event she organized was released.
The hiker was walking with their dog when they found the remains at the bottom of a steep hill in a densely wooded area of Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California.
"There are four times as many empty homes in Oakland as there are homeless people," Sameerah Karim, one of the Moms for Housing, said.