Friends of members of the homeless community in Macon who died in the last year remembered them at a memorial this week.
Mayor Andre Dickens has allocated $4 million to provide new quick-delivery housing to individuals experiencing homelessness.
The 30-year-old homeless man died from a chokehold by another passenger on the NYC subway. Advocates say the city's policies and rhetoric concerning people who are homeless are dangerous and false.
The state senate passed Senate Bill 62 Thursday night, which calls for a state audit of public money spent by nonprofits on homeless services.
A growing hospital movement aims to improve health outcomes of homeless patients with what might be considered the ultimate preventive care: providing them with a home.
In the hope of stemming deaths from exposure to extreme temperatures, cities across Georgia either set up or expanded warming shelters heading into the record setting holiday cold snap. But now as the weather heats up again, the human toll of the cold is still unclear.
Temperatures will drop into the mid teens Thursday night and stay below freezing that way through the weekend. In order to help those without adequate housing, state and local officials are opening warming centers.
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.