User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-National
Category: Homelessness
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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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New York Promised to Help Mentally Ill People as They Left Prison. Here’s What Happened Instead. 4.9.2020 Mother Jones
As he wandered around the east side of Manhattan, voices rattled around S.D.’s head. It was May 2019, and S.D., a 47-year-old man with schizophrenia, whom I’m naming by his initials for privacy, had just been released from a New York prison. His worldly possessions included little more than the clothes he’d been given by […]
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The Moratorium on Evictions Can’t Fix the Disastrous Housing Crisis 4.9.2020 Mother Jones
The tenants’ rights lawyers at Lone Star Legal Aid in Houston—who represent low income clients across 72 Texas counties and four counties in Arkansas—referred to August 25 as “doomsday.” It marked the end of the 30-day grace period following the July 25 expiration of tenant protections in effect under the CARES Act—the catch-all spending bill […]
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