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Removal of homeless camp outside Seattle City Hall sparks strong and divided reactions

The Seattle Times’ Homeless Project is funded by BECU, the Bernier McCaw Foundation, the Campion Foundation, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Seattle Foundation, and the…

Camp cleanups do ‘nothing’ to solve homeless crisis in Portland, OR

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Many people live in the SE 94th and Pardee area, not far from Lents Park in Portland. Some live in houses. Some live in tents. Fernando…

Sausalito declares emergency after homeless camp explosion

Jeff Chase steps out of his tent on the tennis courts at Marinship Park homeless camp in Sausalito, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. The city is moving homeless campers from…

Column: San Diego briefly had a functioning ‘safe village’ homeless camp

The shadow of San Diego’s deadly hepatitis A epidemic still hangs over the city. Those dark days come to mind whenever unsanitary disease strikes homeless residents. Such was the case…

Sacramento sheriff and DA homeless camp target Fair Oaks

Two Sacramento County law enforcement agencies are soliciting information about a highly visible homeless encampment on Fair Oaks Boulevard within the Sacramento city limits in a way that suggests they…

San Diego to clean up Sports Arena homeless camp

SAN DIEGO- A sprawling homeless encampment of nearly 100 makeshift tents and structures will be cleared by city crews on Tuesday morning, San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria announced Monday. “The…

‘Trying to make the poor disappear’: California cleans up homeless camp near Super Bowl | Los Angeles

Los Angeles officials cleared an encampment of homeless people near SoFi Stadium, where the Super Bowl takes place in three weeks, sparking backlash from human rights groups and homeless residents…

Asheville homeless camp cleaned up; ‘no idea’ what comes next | Regional

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (AP) – Just two days after a Homeward Bound outreach program official was on hand to warn people of the impending removal of a homeless encampment, the…

Asheville homeless camp cleared; ‘No idea’ what comes next | North Carolina News

By SARAH HONOSKY, Asheville Citizen-Times ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (AP) – Just two days after a Homeward Bound outreach program official was on hand to warn people of the impending removal…

ACC Commission approves homeless camp and eviction program

Athens-Clarke County to spend $5 million on homeless camping and eviction prevention program despite concerns raised by ACC staff about two nonprofit contractors’ ability to do work. The ACC Commission…

Portland neighbors beg for help as homeless camp takes root

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Five years ago, the The city of Portland cleared 3,122 homeless camps. The following year, that number fell to 2,828, then to 2,169. Last year, only…

Novato will create an authorized camp for the homeless at the park

The City of Novato and homeless Lee Gerner Park residents have agreed to create a temporary sanctioned camp in the park until a lawsuit challenging the city’s new anti-camping rules…

Homeless camp to be cleared for planned mixed-use development

The woman who calls herself Zelda wears pink eyeshadow and doesn’t want to live in the tent in the woods along the Merrimack River. If successful, the New Hampshire native…