Hawaii hopes the "return to home" program will help the state save on the millions it spends each year on food, shelter and other services for the homeless.
On June 1st, Occupy Wall Street is coming home. Join us at Liberty Plaza for a celebration of all we've done on the first nice Saturday of summer, and recommit to all we still have left to do together!
After hearing Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries express his desire of not wanting larger-sized women or "not so cool" kids wearing his brand, this guy decided to fight back.
Petition: Families who were displaced by Sandy and are living in hotels need long-term affordable housing, not to be thrown out into the streets for the second time since the storm. Extend the April 30th deadline until all displaced families are placed into apartments that they can afford.
A homeless woman is convicted for stealing "free" educational services for her son, and sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Community groups and Occupy Detroit using "any means necessary" to save homes from foreclosure.
By Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, Special to ProPublica This story was co-published with Foreign Policy. Accra is a city of choking red dust where almost no rain falls for three months at a time and clothes hung out on a line dry in 15
A homeless woman in her 60s was set on fire as she slept on a street bench outside of a Walgreens Drug Store in Van Nuys, California early Thursday morning. Witnesses reported seeing a man pour something on the woman, then lighting a match before he fled the scene.
Mark Horvath has been a drug addict, a con artist, a producer for Christian television, and for a time, homeless. Now, he's using social media to raise awareness about homelessness and poverty in America. Armed with a website
Nevada City, California has passed a new law which requires homeless people to have a permit to sleep in public.