Homeless shelters

A man who identified himself just as Vincent, sorts his belongings outside his tent Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. Vincent said he thought he was bulletproof and never had to worry about getting a job as a young man. "Things ain't the way they were anymore." The U.S. Department on Housing and Urban Development release of the 2017 homeless numbers are expected to show a dramatic increase in the number of people lacking shelter along the West Coast. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
December 06, 2017 - 1:23 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its annual Point in Time...
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In this Aug. 7, 2017 photo, a man sits quietly in a warm room inside the Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter in Atlanta. For decades, as many as 1,000 people with nowhere else to turn could come off the street at Peachtree and Pine, no questions asked. But years of litigation wore down the shelter’s operators. After epic battles against the city, tuberculosis, bed bugs and other hazards, the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless settled out of court and sold its enormous industrial building to Central Atlanta Progress, a downtown business group. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
August 25, 2017 - 3:50 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Cities across the U.S. are trying to help the homeless find beds of their own, rather than just cots for the night. In Atlanta, this approach will be put to the test this month with the closing of the city's shelter of last resort, an enormous downtown building where as many as 1,000...
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In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, photo, members of the Dallas Street Choir Debra Scott, left rear, Elizabeth Armstrong, center, and Toria Ellis, far right, raise their voices during a rehearsal for their performance at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday evening, at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York. The group of homeless men and women recruited from streets and shelters in Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 15, 2017 - 12:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — They're homeless, but a group of men and women from Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall. The storied New York City concert hall was the venue Wednesday evening for a performance by the Dallas Street Choir, all singers recruited from urban streets and homeless shelters who've been...
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June 14, 2017 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — They're homeless, but a group of men and women from Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall. The storied New York City concert hall is the venue Wednesday evening for a performance by the Dallas Street Choir, all singers recruited from urban streets and homeless shelters that have been...
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Police officers on duty stand next to floral tributes on Southwark Street in London, Sunday, June 4, 2017, near the scene of Saturday's attack. A series of attacks described as terrorism killed several people and injured dozens on Saturday. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 05, 2017 - 6:16 am
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Prime Minister Theresa May says police have identified all the London Bridge attackers and that 11 people remain in custody for possible connections to the attack. One person has been released without...
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Police officers on duty stand next to floral tributes on Southwark Street in London, Sunday, June 4, 2017, near the scene of Saturday's attack. A series of attacks described as terrorism killed several people and injured dozens on Saturday. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 05, 2017 - 4:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Commuters and cyclists were back on the streets of south London Monday morning, elbowing past journalists and camera crews on Southwark Bridge Road's narrow sidewalks. A commuter, Martin Howells, said...
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File - In this Feb. 26, 2016, file photo, a city worker tells a homeless man that the area next to him on is about to be power washed and points to an area he might want to move in San Francisco. A San Francisco-based nonprofit has pledged to raise $100 million to reduce chronic homelessness in the city by half over the next five years. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
May 08, 2017 - 4:50 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco-based nonprofit has pledged to raise $100 million to reduce chronic homelessness in a city widely known for sidewalk tent encampments amid multi-million dollar homes. Tipping Point Community said the money will come from private donations and go toward...
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April 17, 2017 - 10:44 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Salvation Army's homeless shelter in North Carolina's largest city is asking congregations to consider taking in some of the single women who have nowhere to stay. The Charlotte Observer reports ( http://bit.ly/2oP1r8v ) the Center of Hope takes in about 400 women and...
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In this photo taken Thursday, March 23, 2017, Lisa Hooper rakes debris from in front of the tent where she lives in a greenbelt near a freeway, as another camper wheels a bicycle past her in Seattle. Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle’s mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. But some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness, and things appear to have gotten worse, not better. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 27, 2017 - 2:47 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. Some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness, and...
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In this photo taken Thursday, March 23, 2017, Lisa Hooper rakes debris from in front of the tent where she lives in a greenbelt near a freeway, as another camper wheels a bicycle past her in Seattle. Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle’s mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. But some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness, and things appear to have gotten worse, not better. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 27, 2017 - 1:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. Some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness, and...
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