Rather than castles and squares, guides offer personal anecdotes of what it's like to live on the streets.
For a young single parent with no place to live, it can be nearly impossible to get off the streets, let alone go to college. Here's how one woman did both.
A professor criticizes the "culture of quantification," arguing that we don't do enough with the data we collect.
This subway beggar can't be for real.
Connecting through social networks can make it easier to be homeless and easier to escape homelessness.
Retailers in the Welsh capital have asked local police to enforce an 1824 law that bans sleeping or begging on public streets.
A potentially novel solution to two tough problems.
America's got plenty of vacant properties and a serious homelessness problem. But of course, it's not that simple.
Our weekly look at the loos that matter.
What's the connection between foreclosures and homelessness?
Plus, Los Tigres del Norte Rancho are banned in Mexico for singing about drugs; it's forbidden to sleep in your car in Santa Margarita; get those cars off of your front yards, Muskegon!
An estimated 600,000 Americans are homeless, but the spread isn't uniform. Some cities have been hit harder than others.
With shelter space scarce, this winter has seen U.S. cities shelling out big bucks to house families in motels.
Experts see a growing desensitization to the homeless
Wet shelters may be connected to more deaths than we'd like, but they offer a last-resort home to the chronically homeless
Street festival aims to reduce the stigma of Skid Row
San Francisco considers a plan for cheap public toilets that compost
The best responses from this week's The Big Fix
In 2003, Richard Daley promised to house every resident by 2012. Nine years later, the city's nowhere near meeting that goal