User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-National
Category: Homelessness
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Program to house homeless people in hotels is ending after falling short of goal 23.9.2020 LA Times: Health

After reaching less than 30% of its goal to shelter homeless people who are vulnerable to the coronavirus, Project Roomkey is starting to phase out in the face of funding uncertainty.

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Column: She tried to rent motel rooms for homeless people. A NIMBY hospital stopped her 22.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Excuses abound as to why California can't bring more homeless people off the streets. In Bakersfield, a hospital blocked the use of a motel for housing.

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Endorsement: Re-elect L.A. City Councilman David Ryu 22.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Ryu has earned a second term

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Endorsement: Put Mark Ridley-Thomas back on the L.A. City Council 22.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Council District 10 and the city as a whole would benefit from Ridley-Thomas' experience and focus on systemic reform.

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Californians moved to Oregon for affordable housing. Wildfires left them homeless 21.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Oregon wildfires leave California transplants homeless and facing rising housing costs.

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Discount Mall vendors ally with young activists to fight displacement in Little Village: ‘This is not just a mall, this is our culture’ 21.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Discount Mall vendors and young activists fear redevelopment will erase the Mexican culture of Little Village.
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L.A. suffered deadly heat, yet chairs sat empty at its cooling centers 19.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Fewer than 300 people used the six centers that were set up at Los Angeles city facilities over the blistering Labor Day holiday weekend.

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Will, Kankakee counties closer to return to looser phase 4 restrictions; Pritzker extends eviction moratorium for 30 days 16.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker extended an eviction moratorium in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic for another 30 days.
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Stefani group seeks court order to stop Navy Pier from evicting Riva and The Crystal Gardens amid rent dispute 16.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
As Navy Pier seeks to give Riva and The Crystal Gardens the boot over unpaid rent, Stefani ownership is asking a judge to halt the eviction.
Why didn't these L.A. hotels house homeless people? A new report offers some answers 16.9.2020 LA Times: Health

The city's report looked at hotels in L.A. that received taxpayer assistance or were built on city land. None of them took part in Project Roomkey.

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Denver identifies possible designated campsite for those experiencing homelessness 13.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Mayor Michael Hancock said a small strip of city-owned property between Sonny Lawson Park and the Blair-Caldwell Library could a possible place for individuals to set up campsites in a controlled environment.
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The Spin: Read Eric Trump’s texts to Mayor Lightfoot during Chicago unrest | From Lightfoot to Trump a 9/11 message of unity | Ex-Mayor Emanuel, Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts at Chicago fundraiser for Kamala Harris 12.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,145 new known COVID-19 cases and 32 additional deaths reported as DuPage among 30 counties on state’s latest warning list 12.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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Daywatch: COVID-19 hospitalizations are rising in Illinois, why a flood of bankruptcies could be coming and a deep dive into Bears' numbers 11.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.
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The Spot: Democrats get on the same page on family leave, and Gardner casts COVID relief vote 11.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
I recently received an email with the subject line, “Democratic Colorado State Legislators Endorse Paid Leave.”
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Letters to the Editor: $750,000 to build a homeless housing unit? L.A. taxpayers will remember that 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Spiraling construction costs for homeless housing in Los Angeles might make voters much less generous with their tax dollars in the future.

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Endorsement: Yes on Prop. 21. California has a housing crisis and cities should be able to protect tenants 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cities are on the front lines of the suffering caused by the state's housing crisis, and now the COVID-19 pandemic. They need the flexibility to limit rent increases.

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Editorial: Homeless people were largely spared coronavirus' first wave. But they need help to stay alive 8.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Far fewer infections have been reported than were feared. We must be doing something right.

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Op-Ed: Trump's Housing Department wants to make transgender discrimination legal again. Don't let it 8.9.2020 LA Times: Commentary

A proposed HUD rule would allow shelters to discriminate against trans people on the basis of biological sex. That would be disastrous, especially in the COVID era.

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The Spot: Lingering state confusion about federal eviction moratorium, and rehashing secession effort 5.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
I was sitting at my desk Tuesday afternoon, streaming the governor's press conference on COVID-19, when I saw a Bloomberg article: White House Says CDC Will Halt Evictions Using Quarantine Rules.
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