User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-National
Category: Homelessness
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Two pedestrians hit by vehicle in southwest Denver; one critical 10.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Two pedestrians were injured Thursday night in a hit-and-run incident in southwest Denver, police said.
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Two teens, 20-year-old woman shot to death in Denver in two separate incidents are identified 10.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Two teenagers who were shot dead in the same Denver incident were identified Thursday, as was a woman who was fatally shot on Tuesday.
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Colorado reports 452 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations continue to rise 9.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
The number of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations in Colorado continue to increase as the state health department on Wednesday reported another 452 cases of the disease COVID-19.
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Top medical officer for California prisons ousted amid worsening coronavirus outbreak 7.7.2020 LA Times: Health

The move comes amid criticism over the transfer of hundreds of inmates to prisons from a Chino facility reeling from coronavirus infections.

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Under siege by a virus that thrives in crowds, L.A. swap meets face a reckoning 3.7.2020 LA Times: Health

In a new world where crowds mean danger, swap meets and the vendors who make them run struggle to stay afloat.

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Editorial: L.A. is being forced to house 3,100 people under freeways. What about everyone else? 3.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A federal judge ordered the city and county to provide beds and services for people. But options are scarce, and warehousing them in large congregate settings is the worst option. Outdoor camping is no better.

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The Spot: How an insurgent candidate grabbed the spotlight, the Mitch McConnell factor and more election news 3.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
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Coronavirus and financial hurdles are delaying projects to build homeless housing 1.7.2020 LA Times: Health

More than six months after Mayor Eric Garcetti predicted that a new housing project for homeless people would open every three weeks, there has been only one other opening to celebrate. The coronavirus pandemic is one reason for the delay -- but only one.

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Newsom warns of more coronavirus restrictions, enforcement ahead of July 4 holiday weekend 1.7.2020 LA Times: Health

Gov. Gavin Newsom warns that he plans to announce new coronavirus restrictions ahead of the July 4 weekend in California as community spread grows.

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Some homeowners struggled to pay PACE improvement loans. The coronavirus made it harder 29.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Consumer groups are raising concern over a potential foreclosure wave tied to PACE home improvement loans.

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Sweeps of homeless camps in Denver, elsewhere run counter to COVID-19 guidance and pile on health risks 29.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Several cities across the U.S. are bucking recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by continuing sweeps of homeless encampments, risking further spread of the virus at a time when health officials seek to gain an upper hand on the pandemic.
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Taipei's homeless are few but desperate 25.6.2020 LA Times: Nation

Homelessness is a rare misfortune in Taiwan, but still a struggle. "I have nothing," says one man. "I'm worried about starving."

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L.A. is throwing renters life preservers. They need a whole lot more 24.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The city's renter subsidy is a good start but we need stronger local, state and federal programs to help struggling renters stay housed.

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Homeless camp grows around Denver middle school as COVID-19 cases increase 24.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The encampment around Morey Middle School has grown in the past seven weeks or so, prompting neighbors to call the police multiple times.
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Trump Administration to Asylum Seekers: Find a Homeless Shelter 24.6.2020 Mother Jones
As the Trump administration readies a plan to bar many asylum seekers from working, it has some advice for them: Start getting familiar with “homelessness resources.” Currently, asylum seekers are allowed to apply for work permits 150 days after submitting their asylum applications. A new rule released Monday by the Department of Homeland Security would extend the waiting period […]
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L.A. falls far short of COVID-19 promise to house 15,000 homeless people in hotels 23.6.2020 LA Times: Health

An ambitious Los Angeles County plan to lease hotel and motel rooms for 15,000 medically vulnerable homeless people is falling far short of its goal and may never provide rooms for more than a third of the intended population.

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Despite protections, landlords seek to evict tenants in Black and Latino areas of South L.A. 18.6.2020 LA Times: Health

A Times analysis shows that LA landlords are attempting to evict tenants despite rules barring such actions during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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1,300 under one roof: Life at the San Diego Convention Center homeless shelter 16.6.2020 LA Times: Health

Thefts, screams at night and tedium are some of the challenges at San Diego's largest homeless shelter

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for coronavirus eviction protections advances despite concerns 16.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan to protect tenants from eviction who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic advanced Monday, though several aldermen complained both that the package doesn’t do enough to help renters and that it leaves small-scale landlords exposed to foreclosure.
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Greeley-based Pilgrim’s Pride CEO takes leave to focus on legal defense 15.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. said Sunday that Jayson Penn, its president and CEO, is taking a leave of absence to focus on his defense in a price fixing indictment.
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