Zillow’s new search tool helps find housing for those in need

Escaping homelessness is an enormous undertaking, not least because so many landlords and property managers have strict criteria for new tenants. Those that have been homeless are often unable to provide rental histories or sizeable deposits, for exa… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/13/zillow-search-tool-housing-need-homeless-housing-connector/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published […]

Homeless woman goes on carjacking spree through Manhattan before crashing opposite City Hall

The suspect allegedly carjacked three vehicles causing traffic chaos in Manhattan Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/new-york-city-carjacking-aludein-marks-a9313131.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave Maclean

Manhattan: a city of empty luxury condos and overflowing homeless shelters

New York’s luxury real-estate market has been in freefall for years, and now the city’s super-luxe buildings are sitting empty — even as property prices in the city remain stubbornly high, prompting 300 New Yorkers to move out of the city every day, and filling the homeless shelters to capacity and beyond. New York — […]

HUD: Homelessness rises 2.7% in U.S., driven by California housing crisis

Homelessness in the U.S. has risen for a third consecutive year, driven by a spike in California, the Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a new report. Homelessness increased in California by 21,306 people, or 16.4 percent, accounting for more than the entire national increase.” HUD statement By the numbers: The annual HUD […]

Supreme Court affirms homeless right to be on public property

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to let Boise ban people from sleeping rough. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Boise would be violating the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishments by enforcing criminal penalties under its anti-camping ordinance when its three homeless shelters are full. “The state may not criminalize […]

How to help the homeless at Christmas, from donating warm clothes to volunteering at a shelter

‘No one should have to wake up without a home on Christmas Day, or any day’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/christmas/christmas-for-homeless-how-to-help-donate-clothes-volunteer-shelter-cook-fundraising-a8665266.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Sabrina Barr

New Yorkers sleep in Times Square to raise funds for homeless charity

‘I’m nervous about the rats but we want to feel what it’s like, and what homeless people go through sleeping on the streets’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/homeless-fund/times-square-sleep-out-world-will-smith-josh-littlejohn-a9238271.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Riotta

Banksy unveils new street art in Birmingham highlighting homelessness

Street artist painted reindeers on a wall in the city’s jewellery quarter Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/banksy-graffiti-new-homelessness-christmas-birmingham-location-a9239251.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Ellie Harrison

New Yorkers sleep in Times Square to raise funds for homeless charity

‘I’m nervous about the rats, but we want to feel what it’s like, and what homeless people go through sleeping on the streets’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/times-square-sleep-out-world-will-smith-josh-littlejohn-a9238271.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Riotta