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A record number of people were displaced in 2017 for 5th year in a row 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An average of 44,000 people were displaced every day, or one person every two seconds, according to a United Nations report. Conflict is the biggest factor driving displacement.
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After finding themselves unexpectedly homeless in West Chester, chef and his wife put down roots at Andiario 19.6.2018 Philly.com News
"After 15 years in Phoenix, we knew we needed to be closer to family and to our roots."
Ride the Rockies cyclist battles breast cancer, raises money for homelessness 16.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The 87-mile road to the finish line for this year’s Ride the Rockies did not give riders any kind of break. Winds gusted during the final -- and steadily uphill -- 20 miles, punctuated by lung-searing climbs.
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Low-income renters at risk of eviction in Denver can now seek legal help from a City Council-backed defense fund 14.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Struggling renters who face eviction in Denver can now receive help from a pilot legal defense program that launched Wednesday with money provided by the City Council.
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Two incumbents ousted in White Earth tribal races 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Unofficial election results show that Secretary-Treasurer Tara Mason and council member Steven Clark lost bids for another term.
Jeffco organization to close its 22-bed homeless shelter this weekend in face of budget troubles 13.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Action Center, which provides food, housing and emergency services to 20,000 people in Jefferson County annually, announced Tuesday that it will suspend its shelter program starting this weekend due to budget constraints.
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What can be done about Minnesota's rising homelessness rates? 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The number of homeless people in Minnesota is rising, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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Analysis: HUD plan would raise rents for poor by 20 percent 7.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Housing Secretary Ben Carson says his latest proposal to raise rents would mean a path toward self-sufficiency for millions of low-income households across the United States by pushing more people to find work. For Ebony Morris and her four small children, it could mean homelessness.
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What’s on MPR News? 6/7/18 7.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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Toll Bros. is a highly profitable luxury homebuilder. So how did its Horsham HQ ended up in foreclosure? 7.6.2018 Philly.com News
The luxury homebuilder doesn't even know the legal entity that owns its headquarters.
Fearing eviction from home of grandparents, minors reach Delhi HC 6.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Death of homeless woman solved with arrest of two in Chandni Chowk 2.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Spain's Rajoy Ousted by Lawmakers 1.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Spanish lawmakers voted to oust Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, ushering in a center-left government whose new leader pledged to enact a moderate, pro-European agenda unlikely to knock Spain’s robust economic recovery off course.
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For Indigenous Peoples, Losing Land Can Mean Losing Lives 31.5.2018 WRI Stories
For Indigenous Peoples, Losing Land Can Mean Losing Lives Comments|Add Comment|PrintChildren in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo by Austin King/Flickr This blog post is the first installment of WRI's Struggle for Land series. Ten years ago, the Cambodian government granted 20,000 hectares (49,000 acres) of land to a Thai company to plant sugarcane. But this land was not empty. Six hundred families were already living on it, growing rice and vegetables and foraging food and other goods from the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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A father and son, evicted from a heroin camp, move on in Kensington | Mike Newall 31.5.2018 Philly.com News
The garbage trucks were idling, and Jason and Kevin Carmine stuffed their belongings, what was left of them, into one of the blue crates the city had handed out.
Philly's heroin camps illustrate how housing instability hurts health 30.5.2018 Philly.com News
Shutting down encampments and connecting some people to treatment are only temporary fixes. Bigger ideas are necessary to holistically address this problem. By looking at this crisis as both a healthcare and a housing issue, policymakers can move toward real solutions that address the root causes of the problem.
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Philadelphia clears its heroin camps this week. This housing program could be a key 29.5.2018 Philly.com News
Housing-first programs are controversial; many shelters and supportive housing programs require some level of sobriety before entering. But recovery requires stability, Pathways to Housing officials say, which isn't typically found on the streets or in the shelter system.
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Cautious optimism as Kensington heroin camps prepare for eviction 24.5.2018 Philly.com News
In less than a week, the city will close the encampments under the Kensington Avenue and Tulip Street train bridges, tackling the problem with a force they have never before displayed: more outreach workers, more shelter beds in the neighborhood, quicker access to treatment.
Parents who went to court to evict their unemployed 30-year-old son did the right thing. 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Parents who went to court to evict their unemployed 30-year-old son did the right thing.
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Moved from school to school, fewer than 1 in 4 foster kids graduate. That’s worse than homeless kids. 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Each year, more than 200 foster kids in Colorado exit the system at age 18 without a home. For those who do not finish high school, the likelihood is high that they will become homeless or end up in jail.
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