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Tag: homeless

UBC study debunks stereotypes of homeless people

Conclusions from a study on homeless people released last week by University of British Columbia researchers say the public has the wrong idea about...

Bill would help tribes combat homelessness

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate in late July would make it possible for tribes and tribally designated housing entities to access funds to combat...

Grubstake Auction owner convicted of spreading hazardous pesticide

Ronald Alleva and his Grubstake Auction Co. have been convicted of reckless endangerment, pollution, and misuse of a pesticide for spreading Zappit 73 along a public right-of-way near downtown Anchorage in an area used extensively by homeless people.

Statewide Homeless Housing Office opens

Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is moving forward in its effort to help provide housing for homeless residents. The statewide homeless housing office within AHFC’s facilities...

America’s homeless population rises for first time in years

LOS ANGELES — The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of...

Tech, housing boom creates homeless crisis on West Coast

SEATTLE — In a park in the middle of a leafy, bohemian neighborhood where homes list for close to $1 million, a tractor's massive...

Bill would support homeless, foster students in colleges

Bipartisan legislation introduced in Congress on Sept. 12 aims to help homeless and foster youth access and succeed in higher education. The Higher Education Access...

FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed

KEY LARGO — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys' farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway...