Thursday, August 16, 2018
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There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to homelessness

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/scotland/articles/a-village-for-the-homeless-is-opening-in-edinburgh/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=share Littlejohn says: ‘There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to homelessness, and what we’re doing at the village is developing a viable alternative to the unsupported, substandard and expensive temporary accommodation models that are prevalent within the homelessness system.’ Michael will be among the first to enter the community. ‘I would like to participate

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No sympathy for the homeless

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/opinion/trumps-deplorable-deflections.html?_r=0 But Trump was not empathetic to these wounded warriors’ plight, at least not on Fifth Avenue. He saw them and their vending as an eyesore. The Daily Beast published its own report on Trump’s efforts to get the veterans booted from this tony part of Manhattan, quoting Trump’s letter as reading: “While

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Homeless baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1965.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11553671&ref=NZH_Tw Growing numbers of Kiwis risk becoming homeless in old age because of falling home ownership rates, rising rents and static housing subsidies, the Salvation Army says. Homeless Baby Boomers, a hard-hitting report by the army's social policy unit, says superannuitants in private rentals will jump almost four-fold from 61,000 in 2013

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Daisy-May Hudson: ‘Being homeless came as a big shock’ | Society | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/nov/11/homeless-shock-daisy-may-hudson-film-half-way?CMP=fb_gu Hudson’s mother has worked for most of her life in various low-paying jobs while juggling childcare, but it was never enough to save, as well as meet outgoings, she says. So, it quickly became apparent that putting down a deposit and paying rent on any other privately rented homes in

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Emergency housing funding ‘just a band-aid’

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/285622/emergency-housing-funding-'just-a-band-aid' A Whangarei housing trust points to a desperate situation in Northland. Te Tai Tokerau Emergency Housing Trust chairperson Adrian Whale said it turned away two families a day because it did not have enough beds on offer. He said it was heartwrenching to say no. "That's what really breaks the hearts of

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Homeless women find sexual violence part of life on the street

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2015/08/18/Homeless-women-find-sexual-violence-part-of-life-on-the-street/stories/201507130149 Abuse erodes women’s self-esteem and leaves them more vulnerable to exploitation if they manage to run away and end up homeless, said Judith Benitez, deputy director for transitional housing at the network, based in Washington, D.C. “It’s like a carousel,” she said. “It doesn’t matter what horse you get on, you’ll

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