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Homelessness

  1. the city politic
    New York’s Leaders Are Sleeping Through a Housing EmergencyThe political response should reflect the size and speed of the worsening crisis. It hasn’t even come close.
  2. the unhoused
    Trump’s Grotesque Plan to ‘End Homelessness’ Is Already Mainstream PolicyAmong plenty of Democrats, too.
  3. our mayor
    Eric Adams Tracks Homeless Encampments on a Google DocIt’s his “system,” and he gets mad when police don’t use it.
  4. the unhoused
    The Homeless Shelter Bearing Alex Trebek’s Name Is Finally OpenThe Jeopardy! host was a generous and outspoken advocate for more housing.
  5. our mayor
    Mayor’s Office Proposes Emailing Your Landlord to Solve Housing DiscriminationJust ask them nicely.
  6. the unhoused
    The 8-Hour Standoff Against a Homeless-Encampment Sweep in the East VillageSeven people were arrested after protesting the removal of the tents near Tompkins Square Park.
  7. housing
    The Cruel Theater of Encampment SweepsAdams’s task force cleared hundreds of sites. Five people accepted a bed.
  8. crime
    What Made the ‘MoMA Stabber’ Snap?And why do so many people want the reason to be homelessness?
  9. homelessness
    The Oakland Tiny-Home Fire Raises Bigger Questions About Homeless HousingAdvocates and residents are asking about the safety and long-term feasibility of these unconventional shelters.
  10. crime
    Suspect Arrested in Shootings of Unhoused Men in NYC and D.C.Law-enforcement officers in D.C. arrested a suspect on Tuesday morning, following an extensive search.
  11. shelters
    There’s Only One Church Shelter That’s Reopened This WinterDozens of other faith-based shelters remain closed.
  12. assessment
    Can Eric Adams Really Turn 25,000 Hotel Rooms Into Affordable Housing?Even after all the past year’s closures, that’s a lot of real estate.
  13. the unhoused
    Shelters Were Supposed to Get Better Air Circulation This Year. They Didn’t.“Ventilation? What ventilation? … Where we’re sleeping at, there’s nothing.”
  14. homelessness
    The City Is Finally Giving Homeless New Yorkers Enough Money for RentThe voucher program’s long-overdue boost comes months ahead of schedule.
  15. 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.”
  16. 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.”
  17. living small
    It’s Time for New York City to Bring Back SROsA solution to high rents, empty hotels, and the homelessness crisis.
  18. housing
    The Homeless-to-Hotels Program Is Ending, and Nobody’s ReadyAdvocates fear mass eviction; hoteliers say their businesses are still in crisis.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. housing politics
    Austin Experiments With Moving Police Dollars to Homeless HousingThe city council has bought one hotel and plans to purchase another this week.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.