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Devastating budget cuts for D.C.’s homeless

Given the District’s projected $330 million budget gap, I anticipated that D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s proposed budget would cut, among other things, programs that… 38 more words


Homeless charities warn cuts are pushing up number of rough sleepers

The first signs of a homelessness crisis in England’s towns and cities are emerging, with increases in rough sleeping, street drinking, crime and antisocial behaviour as a result of swingeing cuts to hostel and housing services, according to a report published on Wednesday. 6 more words


G.I. Go program looks to save Newark's homeless veterans from infamous 'Heroes Highway'

They call it “Heroes Highway,” but the stretch along Market Street outside Newark Penn Station doesn’t resemble anything close to its namesake.

Men and women lie at uncomfortable angles, half asleep against benches and cement columns.

Source: http://www.nj.com


Guest Post: Want to end homelessness? Then we need to address domestic violence.

By Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune, Founder, FaithTrust Institute

Sometimes the reasons for homelessness and poverty are obvious:  a lost job, a bankruptcy, a foreclosure, a death in the family. 714 more words

Faith And Family Homelessness

In Sacramento, Budget Cuts Leave Homeless Without Bathrooms, Water Overnight

Faced with a $200 million deficit accumulated over the past five years, Sacramento, Calif., like many other struggling municipalities, is severely cutting back.

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com


waiting lists for vouchers in almost every community

Indeed, as the report notes, there are currently “waiting lists for vouchers in almost every community,” and only 1 in 4 eligible households receives a voucher or some other form of federal rental assistance. 25 more words


Good Monday Morning News From OCx2ON

The good “Monday Morning News”?

So HAPPY to report that DAD starts work Tomorrow and Last Night was their Last Night in a hotel!!!

A pastor and his wife took the entire family into their home!!! 60 more words