Homeless Shelters

Bob Gore

If a 6-Year-Old Can Help His City, Why Can't You?

An early candidate for the feel-good urban story of the year.

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The Particular Challenge of Helping Homeless LGBTQ Youth

These kids are hard to find, and often face even greater struggles than their straight peers.

Right 2 Dream Too

Portland Confronts Years of Legal Limbo For a Downtown Homeless Camp

A judge is set to decide whether a tent city owes the municipal government thousands of dollars in fines.

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Cardiff Shopkeepers Worry the City's Homeless Will Leave a Bad Impression

Retailers in the Welsh capital have asked local police to enforce an 1824 law that bans sleeping or begging on public streets.

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The High Cost of a Homelessness Surge

With shelter space scarce, this winter has seen U.S. cities shelling out big bucks to house families in motels.