User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-National
Category: Homelessness
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Editorial: Of course homeless encampments don't make great neighbors. So let's get people housed 20.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Living near homeless encampments can feel like a nightmare. So let's get people housed faster.

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Newsletter: How to address homelessness in L.A.? 18.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES How to Address Homelessness in L.A.?

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As temperatures drop, winter will test Rochester’s new homelessness services 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Rochester is poised to open a new overnight warming shelter this winter for people experiencing homelessness. It’s part of a broader effort among city officials and local organizations aimed at better assisting the city’s growing homeless population.
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Letters to the Editor: Veteran homelessness is a travesty. So is opposing solutions to house them 15.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn bemoans neighborhood opposition to the construction of veterans home in Downey.

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Far-right activist Ammon Bundy's rush to save an Idaho ranch ends without a standoff 15.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Ammon Bundy, who led a 2106 standoff with the federal government at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, thought he'd found another cause to champion this week in Idaho.

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Letters to the Editor: Why temporary housing for homeless people near LAX is a bad idea 13.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Living next to a major international airport isn't a good idea for anyone, even people who are homeless.

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How One Homeless Man Became His Own Shelter’s Executive Director 13.11.2019 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here. “Your story is not over,” Reggie Cox tells homeless people as he provides a hot meal. The new executive director of the Washington, DC, homeless center Charlie’s Place should know: Six years ago, […]
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Editorial: Veterans are still homeless in Los Angeles. They shouldn't be 11.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Veteran homelessness in L.A. didn't go up since last year. But with all the resources being poured in, shouldn't it have gone down?

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Opinion: Modern 'asylums' would be a compassionate answer for mentally ill homeless people 11.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Among homeless, a small minority of the severely mentally ill could be best served in public mental health hospitals that offer more intensive care.

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Imagine if we put the same effort into housing homeless Angelenos as we do Olympic athletes 10.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Let's treat housing our homeless fellow Angelenos with the same urgency we'll treat housing Olympic athletes.

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Voting Can Be Hard. If You’re Homeless, It’s Nearly Impossible. 8.11.2019 Mother Jones
Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network or A-Span is a one-stop shop, offering shelter, meals, and medical services to people who are homeless in Arlington, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC. The center is unobtrusive, located  on the second floor of an office building in the midst of Arlington’s sprawling municipal center. With its bright yellow […]
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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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Letters to the Editor: High rents drive up homelessness. California simply needs more housing 3.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

We can talk about mental health and substance abuse, but as long as housing is unaffordable, homelessness will remain a stubborn problem.

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Letters to the Editor: It isn't heartless to ask why someone's homeless before offering help 31.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A columnist's defensive response to questions about her recent piece on a newly arrived homeless couple in L.A. did not sit well with readers.

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AM Update: St. Paul's new homeless shelter is already full 24.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus threats against the city’s mayor over trash and a proposal to let college athletes make money.
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New St. Paul homeless complex opens its doors, and it’s already full 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Planned years ago for what officials thought would be a relatively stable homeless population, the new Catholic Charities complex is celebrating its completion — but there still isn’t enough room to meet a surge in homelessness.
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Los Angeles City Council approves moratorium on evictions 23.10.2019 LA Times: Business

L.A.'s emergency moratorium on no-fault evictions aims to stop landlords from booting tenants before new statewide rental rules take effect. The mayor is expected to approve it.

Rural Minnesota’s lack of shelters make homeless an ‘invisible population’ 22.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
People experiencing homelessness in greater Minnesota face a uniques set of challenges when they’re often an unseen, under-resourced population.
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Letters to the Editor: Follow your dreams, but not to L.A. if you're young and poor 22.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A newly arrived young couple's quick descent into homelessness shows how broken the housing market in L.A. is.

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Ramsey County Board to vote on year-round emergency homeless shelter 22.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The board will vote on a two-year contract Tuesday with nonprofit Model Cities of St. Paul to operate the “Safe Space” shelter downtown.
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