And why you shouldn't be
It's a vivid example of why people are demanding alternatives to police responses.
Do you have a license for that refrigerator stocked with free food?
California Hospital Sinks Plan To House Homeless in Nearby Motel, Citing Danger Posed to Employee Parking Lot
The Bakersfield City Council has refused to grant a permit for a local nonprofit to lodge homeless residents in a roadside inn as part of the state's Project Roomkey.
A Kentucky Mayor Blocked 2 Non-Profits From Renting Hotel Rooms for Homeless People Who Have Nowhere To Shelter in Place
Not even the coronavirus pandemic can stop local governments' NIMBYism.
The new money will be consumed in a bureaucratic hiring frenzy, used to pay state-level salaries and pensions, and build a bigger "homeless industrial complex."
But the underlying problems remain unaddressed.
Peace on earth and good will toward men?
The Ninth Circuit says no, and the Supreme Court isn't weighing in.
Remy's plan for more housing meets NIMBY resistance.
Los Angeles County saw disease outbreaks and 1,000 homeless deaths last year.
The video Abbott shared was not of a homeless person—it was a mentally ill person having a serious episode. Whoops.
Los Angeles is spending $600,000 per unit on building affordable and supportive housing for homeless residents.
While Homeless Population Balloons, San Francisco Residents Use Environmental Lawsuit to Stop Homeless Shelter
Yet another neighborhood group is using a California environmental regulation to stop a housing project they don't like.
This is nearly double the increase the city first reported in May.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti doesn't like President Donald Trump's insults, but does want more money from his administration.
The suit alleges that Houston's law violates elements of the First, Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments
Initiative 300 takes aim at the city's incredibly broad anti-camping ordinance
Government has repaid acts of service with exorbitant fines and misdemeanor charges.
How is bleaching food better than letting homeless people eat it?
San Francisco Just Passed the Largest Tax Increase in City History. It's Anybody's Guess if It's Legal.
Prop C hikes business taxes by $300 million to pay for homeless services.
Referencing Shakespeare, the Bible, and American colonial times, a federal court rules in favor of a group's right to feed the homeless.
The city's gotten more than 14,500 crap complaints since the start of the year.
Policymakers need to focus more on harsh realities if they want real solutions.
El Cajon is just the latest city to abuse "public safety" fears to control how people help each other.
Officials threatened to condemn his home if he didn't stop.
Feed yourself in a public park. Feed the pigeons and the squirrels there, too. Whatever you do, though, don't share your food with a hungry person.
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Mayor temporarily suspends the confiscation of survival gear from homeless during cold weather months.
Elvis Summers crowdfunded $100,000 to build dozens of tiny homes. City officials looking to pass a $2 billion housing plan tried to shut him down.
Ceola Waddell Jr.'s "landmark" has been carted away by the city's Department of Sanitation.