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HUD awards nearly $2.2 billion to local homeless programs

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced nearly $2.2 billion in grants to support thousands of local homeless...

California’s request for federal funding to combat homelessness rejected by Trump Administration

As the homelessness crisis in California escalates, state officials requested increased federal funding to combat the issue, only to be rejected by HUD Secretary...

10 facts about homelessness in America

The homeless represent the most vulnerable portion of Americans living in poverty. The latest U.S. government report on homelessness shows that a culture of...

HUD awards $75 million to help end youth homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $75 million to end youth homelessness in 23 local communities across the country,...

HUD makes record $2.3 billion available to support thousands of local homeless programs

In a continuing effort to prevent and end homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today is making a record $2.3...

L.A. mayor takes full responsibility for city’s rise in homelessness

The number of unhoused people living within city limits now stands at 36,300—and 75 percent are unsheltered. With homelessness up 58 percent on his watch,...

California Assembly passes innovative legislation to enable landlords and tenants to assist persons at...

Today, the California State Assembly voted 75 - 0 to pass Assembly Bill (AB) 1188, authored by Assembly member Jesse Gabriel (D – San...

HUD reports homelessness unchanged in U.S. in 2018 with notable declines among veterans and...

Homelessness in the U.S. remained largely unchanged in 2018, according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...

Seriously mentally ill

Thousands of mentally ill people cycle in and out of hospital emergency rooms. They strain our medical system, scare the public and sometimes harm...

HUD awards $43 million to help end youth homelessness

To help end youth homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $43 million to 11 local communities, including five...

HUD awards nearly $20 million to support homeless programs in Puerto Rico and US...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded nearly $20 million to support to dozens of local homeless housing and service...

California: The great housing bust

California is the sixth biggest economy in the world according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Legislators like to tout that fact. They often forget...

HUD, VA team up to help homeless veterans find permanent homes

In a continued effort to end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs...
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Homelessness in LA

Homelessness is a problem in major cities across the country, but it is especially so in large cities like Los Angeles. The City and...

Doing the right thing

Former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald and District of Columbia Mayor...

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