Big Sean’s foundation helps tackle student homelessness
DETROIT (AP) — Rapper Big Sean's philanthropic foundation continues to support a program created to deal with student homelessness at Detroit's Wayne State University.
Montpelier City Council approves $10k for homeless shelter
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A homeless shelter in downtown Montpelier could open early thanks to a $10,000 appropriation from the city council in the Vermont capital.
After 7 years living in car, Utah woman thankful for housing
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — For seven years, Jennifer Barsell's home was an old Toyota Corolla.
"It was a junk piece, so bad," she said.
But nine months ago, she became one of the fortunate few...
California governor signs law capping rent increases
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will limit rent increases for some people over the next decade after Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Tuesday aimed at combating a housing crisis in...
Congressmen to announce grant to combat youth homelessness
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are going to Bridgeport to announce the award of a new federal grant to combat youth homelessness.
Police say 4 men believed to be homeless beaten with metal object and killed in New York City rampage
NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Police say 4 men believed to be homeless beaten with metal object and killed in New York City rampage.
Nonprofits back Abbott’s vow to combat Austin homelessness
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Community organizations on Thursday welcomed Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to follow through on his warning that the state would step in to address homelessness in the capital of...
San Francisco residents use rocks to block homeless camping
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group of San Francisco neighbors said they had to do something to make their street safe. Their answer? Some giant rocks.
Montpelier fields request to open shelter early
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The city council in Montpelier is considering a request to fund the early opening of an overflow homeless shelter as the cold weather approaches.
California governor signs bills to speed homeless shelters
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving cities and counties more power to speed up the building of supportive housing and shelters amid a homelessness crisis.
Trump administration accuses California of water pollution
Escalating its fight with California, the Trump administration accused the state Thursday of failing to stop water pollution from such sources as human waste left on the pavement by the homeless...
Arizona DES director stepping down after 2 years on the job
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Department of Economic Security Director Michael Trailor will be stepping down next month.
Trailor will be moving into a new role within the Governor's Office of...
The Latest: San Francisco mayor fed up with Trump’s swipes
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the EPA cracking down on California water quality (all times local):
San Francisco's mayor has rejected a federal claim that there is a...
LA considers limits on where homeless can camp
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposal to greatly restrict where homeless people may camp in public places around Los Angeles drew impassioned protest Tuesday at a City Council meeting from demonstrators...
New $30M supportive housing complex completed in the Bronx
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials are hailing the completion of a new $30 million supportive housing complex in the Bronx.
The facility, in the Bedford Park neighborhood, includes 82...
Trump threatens EPA action against San Francisco
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco Wednesday after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness...
California Editorial Rdp
The San Diego Union-Tribune on California homelessness:
Given the way President Donald Trump sometimes mocks California; many residents might be inclined to take his recent...
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Trump says he will do ‘something’ about homelessness
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump began a California visit on Tuesday, saying he will do "something" about homelessness but offering no specifics beyond the mention of creating a task...
The Latest: Trump says he’ll do something about homelessness
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to California (all times local):
President Donald Trump says the people of San Francisco and Los Angeles are...
Review of shelter data finds high numbers of ex-convicts
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly half the people entering homeless shelters in Connecticut in the past three years have spent time in a state prison or jail at some point in their life, according to...
Celebs to read bedtime story to help fight homelessness
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith and Dame Helen Mirren will read a bedtime story during a one-night fundraising event to help fight global homelessness.
California asks Trump for housing vouchers to aid homeless
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday asked President Donald Trump to approve more housing vouchers as Trump's administration weighs in on the most populous state's...
Weber State welcomes first openly gay student body president
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Bret Alexander is the picture of success: He recently began his first year as a graduate student at Weber State University studying higher education leadership and leads the...
California lawmakers approve bill to cap rent increases
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers sent Gov. Gavin Newsom legislation Wednesday capping rent increases as the nation's most populous state struggles with an affordable housing and a...
Proposal would buy bus tickets for Seattle-area homeless
SEATTLE (AP) — As the Seattle area tries to tackle its homelessness crisis, an official wants to spend $1 million to expand a strategy of buying bus tickets out of town for people living on the...
Trump officials get look at Los Angeles homeless crisis
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of the Trump administration visited Los Angeles Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the city's sprawling homeless encampments and efforts to control them, while President...
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Correction: Puerto Rico-Hurricane Evacuees story
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Sept. 8 about housing aid for Puerto Rican storm evacuees, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a legislator who voted against allocating money...
Wisconsin public library adds part-time social worker
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Libraries aren't just for books anymore; librarians have been called on to be more than just experts on the Dewey Decimal System. They have to do a lot more, taking on roles...
Utah street performer finds joy after battling homelessness
OREM, Utah (AP) — A chorus of honking, braking and speeding vehicles in Orem is often supplanted by the sound of a drum echoing through downtown.
Former mayor announces gubernatorial run
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Former Bothell mayor and real-estate developer Joshua Freed says he's running for governor.
The Seattle Times reports that in a video announcement Friday, Freed says...
King County, Seattle propose homeless-services merger
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and King County Executive Dow Constantine have outlined a proposal to merge services for people experiencing homelessness into one regional...
Utah governor donates $50k to Spencer Cox in governor’s race
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's political action committee has donated $50,000 to Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox's campaign to be the state's next governor.
Utah schools struggle to support number of homeless students
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — As the new school year begins, one Utah county is struggling to support its growing population of homeless students, officials said.
Developer releases controversial Spokane homeless video
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane isn't dying, but it needs curing.
That's the argument made in "Curing Spokane," a 17-minute video released Thursday and produced by Spokane developer Larry...
San Francisco sergeant charged for pulling fire alarm
PACIFICA, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Police sergeant has been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly pulling a fire alarm when she became frustrated she was denied entry into a closed-door...
Cook County group gets $6M grant to fight youth homelessness
HILLSIDE, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago-area advocacy group will use a $6 million federal grant to fight homelessness among youths.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the...
LA audit: Homeless agency fails to hit housing goals
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has failed to meet goals for placing people into permanent housing and for referring them to substance abuse and mental health...
Laws regarding homeless spark debate in north Georgia city
ROME, Ga. (AP) — New laws regarding homelessness have sparked a community conversation in a northwest Georgia city.
The Rome City Commission is considering ordinances that would ban "urban...
Marist prof walks 2,800 miles for veteran suicide awareness
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — A Marist College professor has finished a cross-country walk to raise awareness about suicide and homelessness among veterans.
Portland, Oregon police hire homeless liaison
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Police Bureau has hired its first-ever liaison officer for working with the city's large homeless community.
Survey shows homeless population increase in Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A count of Albuquerque's homeless population conducted on a single night earlier this year shows an increase of at least 200 people.
Study: 38K in Portland area homeless at some point in 2017
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new Portland State University study says an estimated 38,000 people in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties experienced homelessness at some point in...
Tennessee city to pilot program to end youth homelessness
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee city of Nashville is piloting a first-in-the-nation program to address homelessness among teenagers and young adults.
Navajo Nation, Albuquerque sign deal to combat racism
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — The nation's largest Native American reservation and New Mexico's largest city have signed an agreement aimed at protecting Navajo Nation members from discrimination.
Librarians facing new tasks say crisis isn’t in the catalog
NEW YORK (AP) — When Jackie Narkiewicz switched careers and became a librarian, she thought she'd spend her workdays "drinking hot beverages and discussing literature with people."
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan says the city is selling three plots of land in the booming South Lake Union neighborhood for private development, which will include affordable...
Olympia launches program to stop unauthorized camps
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The western Washington city of Olympia has launched a pilot program targeting unsanctioned campsites on city property.