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Homelessness

  1. beach house
    Even a Starchitect’s Homeless Housing Project Won’t Sway Venice Beach NIMBYs“What they are working towards is a de facto gated beach community.”
  2. housing
    25 Men Lock Themselves in Hotel Rooms, Refusing Transfer to Homeless Shelter“I got very severe asthma, and I don’t wanna be in a dorm setting with 30 homeless men that I don’t know.”
  3. living small
    It’s Time for New York City to Bring Back SROsA solution to high rents, empty hotels, and the homelessness crisis.
  4. housing
    The Homeless-to-Hotels Program Is Ending, and Nobody’s ReadyAdvocates fear mass eviction; hoteliers say their businesses are still in crisis.
  5. homelessness
    NYC’s Annual Homeless Count Says the Numbers Are Way Down. It’s Probably Wrong.Advocates say the subway shutdown and increased police sweeps likely threw off the numbers.
  6. housing
    L.A. Built a Tiny-House Village for the Homeless. Some Aren’t So Sure About It.The city’s good intentions come with restrictions and, possibly, an ulterior motive.
  7. public space
    Last Night in Echo ParkOn the scene as the LAPD evicted an enormous community of unhoused residents from the shore of Echo Park Lake.
  8. ideas
    Social Workers Instead of Police? Denver’s 911 Experiment Is a Promising StartSix months into a pilot program that deploys squads of caregivers in place of cops, there are signs of success.
  9. housing politics
    Austin Experiments With Moving Police Dollars to Homeless HousingThe city council has bought one hotel and plans to purchase another this week.
  10. encounter
    Theo Henderson Influences L.A. City Policy. For 7 Years, He’s Lived in the Park.His podcast, We the Unhoused, is made from wherever he can charge up his phone.
  11. neighborhoods
    When NIMBY Met MAGA on the Upper West SideA group of liberal residents wanted to oust hundreds of homeless men from a local hotel. Then Tucker Carlson took up their cause.