Macon, Warner Robins are the only Georgia metro areas without a Continuum of Care program for people experiencing homelessness.
Lower courts have said it's unconstitutional to punish people for sleeping outside if no shelter is available. Cities say these rulings have paralyzed their efforts to manage growing tent encampments.
“We don't want to make the mistake of saying, oh, homelessness is causing the deaths when it's this underlying opioid use disorder," said researcher from the University of Georgia David Bradford.
An increasing number of children in the Chattahoochee Valley are experiencing homelessness, according to preliminary numbers from the annual Point in Time Count.
Chris Avell, a pastor from Bryan, Ohio, faced charges after turning his church into a quasi-homeless shelter, partly in response to the city's housing shortage.
All nine continuums of care in Georgia will see an increase in their HUD funding.
Tenants will begin moving into Atlanta’s first rapid housing community this week, marking a milestone in the city’s efforts to combat homelessness.
An elementary school in Florida, credits daily mindfulness lessons with helping students cope with stress — and turning the school around academically. The lessons are delivered through an app.
The jump is 12% more than the year before and came as rents and inflation skyrocketed. The increase was driven by families and those who lost housing for the first time.
Over the weekend, Central Georgia’s largest hospital said goodbye to a flock of shipping containers used to treat overflow patients during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A massive VA campus in West Los Angeles is finally housing hundreds of vets, and may finally change the city's worst-in-the-nation status on veterans homelessness.
Teams of case managers and medical professionals help connect people on the street to social services and, eventually, housing. But it's a tough job when there aren't nearly enough places to stay.
In several California counties, new mental health courts open up in October. Officials hope to persuade people with psychosis to accept treatment. Critics say, it looks more like coercion.
Under the banner of giving “change that counts,” the new signage campaign uses QR codes to raise funds for local day centers.
Saddled with debt from health care, many Americans are forced into painful tradeoffs. And some are losing their homes.