Judges in Texas are being told it's not their job to enforce a CDC order aimed at stopping evictions. Housing groups fear that a wave of unnecessary evictions will leave thousands homeless.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our collective and individual lives in immeasurable ways. For some, the quarantine period opened up room for reflection and sweeping life changes. That’s true for prolific real estate developer Marc Pollack, who followed his passions for food and philanthropy to publish his first cookbook.
The annual homeless count by the Department of Housing and Urban Development shows an increase in people living outside. The 2020 numbers in the report do not reflect the impact of the pandemic.
Legislation sponsored by Rep. Katie Dempsey, R-Rome, would send state dollars currently earmarked for building shelters and short-term housing to be used instead on so-called “structured camping facilities” for a city or county’s homeless population.
A community health center is now immunizing the local homeless population. But vaccination logistics, already complex, are compounded by the additional barriers in communication and transportation.
Some landlords are evicting tenants despite an order from the CDC aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 by preventing evictions. That has led to calls to strengthen protections.
On his first day in office, the president plans to sign an executive order extending the CDC's moratorium on evictions. Housing advocates say the CDC rule needs to be strengthened.
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The city has noticed a rise in illegal sewage spills as the number of people living out of RVs and other vehicles has increased dramatically.
A rental assistance program in the bill is key for helping millions of struggling renters at risk of losing their homes in the middle of winter as the pandemic rages on.
When the coronavirus hit, thousands of unsheltered people in the state were moved into hotels under a plan known as "Project Roomkey." Now many are ending up back on the street.
Tuesday, Georgia’s DCA announced the Macon Housing Authority’s planned $20 million Central City Apartments workforce housing development on lower Walnut Street will qualify for the tax credits necessary to secure a deal.
For a year of her life, Linda Ferguson lived in a booth at a transit stop. She spent another year living under a bridge.
Her homelessness, she says now, “was a bad situation. Nobody likes to be outside. It’s a very insecure feeling.’’ At one point Ferguson, who deals with severe anxiety attacks, lost her car to theft. Later, her personal belongings were taken.
James Harrison is one of around 150 people now able to vote thanks to registration drives aimed at making sure the democratic process is accessible to everyone, regardless of housing status.
When COVID-19 hit Savannah, city leaders were particularly concerned about the homeless population — or “roofless people,” as 3 rd District Alderwoman...