Mayor Eric Adams announced this week that officials will begin hospitalizing more homeless people by involuntarily providing care to those deemed to be in "psychiatric crisis."
ATLANTA – A Georgia Senate committee focused on addressing homelessness heard Wednesday from a variety of Georgians who have directly experienced living on the streets.
Bullhead City, Ariz., says Norma Thornton, 78, violated a city ordinance that prohibits people from giving out cooked food in public parks without a permit.
After years of steady declines, levels of homelessness in the U.S. began rising again during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proven strategies are being used to reduce homelessness, even if they are facing new challenges.
Like in June, the city brought heavy machinery to clear the empty lot owned by the Macon-Bibb County Urban Development Authority.
As the unhoused become more a part of our daily lives, some communities are taking action. Sometimes it means simply pushing the unhoused out of the way. Increasingly it can mean creating, and sticking to, a plan.
Officials in Macon-Bibb County took action against the city’s growing population of unhoused people with the bulldozing of a downtown encampment Wednesday.
A growing number of private insurance companies are starting to invest in medical respite — a decades-old way of caring for homeless people. Here's what's driving the trend.
Homeless advocates say the NYC mayor's approach fails to consider the needs of at-risk populations.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: We sat down with three Georgia mayors discuss governance in their towns. Then, we dug into more election news as Trump endorses another Georgia candidate. We also reviewed Day 2 of hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Leaders on both sides of the aisle are working to relieve pain at the pump. Gov. Brian Kemp and Sen. Raphael Warnock want to halt gas taxes as prices climb. Plus, Abrams sticks to her 2018 messaging after qualifying. Also: More updates from under the Gold Dome.
A bill in the Georgia Senate would ban local governments from using federal dollars to build permanent housing for homeless individuals and further financially penalize cities that have a higher-than-average homeless population. It would also make it a misdemeanor to take shelter on state property.
Advocates for those experiencing homelessness in Bibb County fear the predicted cold snap coming this weekend could prove deadly for those living on the streets.
California leased hotel rooms for unhoused residents during the pandemic to move them out of crowded shelters. Then it bought some of those hotels to create long-term homes for them.
Congress approved $47 billion to help struggling renters avoid eviction. But that money still isn't reaching many who need it. And an eviction moratorium from the CDC expires at the end of the month.