SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced progress on the build of tiny homes for homeless Utahns as part of her goal to have a tiny home village in place this winter.
Tomorrow’s encampment removal will be the fifth park the city has cleared in 2021.
More than a dozen residents who had been living for weeks near Petaluma’s Steamer Landing Park were rousted from the encampment Friday morning as a city-operated front end loader and excavator cleared campsites.
A proposition on Saturday’s ballot would impose fines for behavior such as camping, panhandling and sleeping outdoors
Police said they were familiar with the man, who had a nearly two-decade history of arrests and several failed attempts to get him mental health services
ESCONDIDO — Escondido police on Thursday, April 29, released bodycam video footage of the fatal shooting of a homeless man who was shot by an officer last week. The officer was responding to 911 calls of a man reportedly hitting cars with a “metal pole.”
SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- South Los Angeles residents are calling on the city to remove a homeless encampment that has grown across the street from an elementary school.
“I was forced to live on the streets,” Doss told VOA. He’s among nearly 600,000 Americans living without adequate shelter. “I lost my bartending job, then my apartment, and things kind of spiral downhill from there,” said the 33-year-old African American D.C. native. Doss points to a section of the park where he’s seen this tent encampment grow in the last few months. “We have a lot of military veterans, immigrants and minorities living here. I’ve been out here for more than a year,” he said. Nearly 10 out of every 1,000 D.C. residents are homeless, two times the national average. Minorities are especially impacted with Blacks, Native Americans and Hispanics far more likely to be homeless than white Americans.
MADISON, Wis. – The dozens of homeless people living in an encampment at Madison’s Reindahl Park will be ordered to move by Sunday May 9, according to the city.