MIAMI, FL - APRIL 12: U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits the Liberty Square apartment complex on April 12, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Secretary Carson is on a national listening tour to hear from the people and organizations who rely on and support public housing. (Photo by …

Ben Carson Tours Homeless Shelter in Los Angeles

Dr. Ben Carson, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), toured a homeless women’s center on Los Angeles’s infamous Skid Row Tuesday as part of a fact-finding mission aimed at tackling homelessness and providing job training for inner-city communities throughout the United States.

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Amazon to Shelter Homeless in Seattle HQ

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it would build a homeless shelter inside of their Seattle HQ, donating nearly 50,000 square feet to the project.

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Over 2,500 British Veterans Jailed In 2016

Statistics that come as the high-profile court case surrounding Royal Marine sergeant Alex Blackman reaches its conclusion show the disproportionately high level of former servicemen in British jails. Ministry of Justice statistics show that approximately 5 per cent of the

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Deadly Oakland Fire Tragic Symbol of Bay Area’s Identity Crisis

The massive Oakland fire that killed at least nine and perhaps dozens more people Friday night at a warehouse artists’ collective known as the “Ghost Ship” symbolizes the Bay Area’s internal struggle with its own success as a creative hub.

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After Wasting $7B, CA to Spend $2B to House Homeless

After years of wasting $7 billion trying to support homeless mentally ill on the streets, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on July 1 to use $2 billion of Prop 63 bond money to build 14,000 housing units for the population.

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Los Angeles City Council Wants $1 Billion for the Homeless

Two Los Angeles City Council members are pushing for a November ballot measure that, if voted in, would authorize a bond of at least $1 billion that would go towards housing for the city’s 47,000-person (and growing) homeless population.