In Los Angeles, homeless people were forbidden to set up tents in most parts of the city: not everyone likes the solution

The City Council of Los Angeles, California, voted in favor of an ordinance banning homeless camps in certain areas of the city. More details were told by the Business Insider edition. Such a measure was invented by city councilors Paul Crecorian and Mark Ridley-Thomas. The ordinance prohibits “sitting, lying, sleeping, storing, using, maintaining or ...

Bypassing official duties: the sheriff of Los Angeles promised to clear the beaches of the homeless

In defiance of jurisdictional tradition, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced his intention to clear the Venice Boardwalk of homeless residents by July 4, SMDP reported. In the coming days, the Sheriff's Department Homeless Team will speak to all homeless people on ...

How homelessness in California went from a nuisance to a disaster

Residents of a wealthy city like San Francisco have long hated to see the extreme poverty of the homeless on its streets. Walking through the city center, you can see tents, homemade cardboard beds, and human excrement on the sidewalks. Impoverished people lie on the ground while they sweep by ...

A village with micro-houses for the homeless has appeared in Los Angeles: what is it like to live on 6 sq. meters

In Los Angeles (California), a small village of Hope of the Valley appeared with small houses (6 square meters) for the homeless. Now they have at least a small but their own housing. The Yahoo! Tiny houses are touted as a solution to all kinds of housing needs ...

Homeless tents in San Francisco are more expensive than renting an apartment in the city

Keeping the homeless in San Francisco, California costs taxpayers an estimated $ 16,1 million a month. Writes about this Fox News. In use, 262 tents, which cost taxpayers approximately $ 61 for services and meals, are set up in six public lots called ...

How homeless people live in the USA: a difficult story of one man

A small coffee shop, from the windows of which the Pacific Ocean gleams in the rays of the awakened sun. Tom, a skinny 55-year-old American, carefully puts a piece of apple pie for his wife. Suddenly a bearded man comes in. Greasy blonde hair just begs for a haircut. A soiled windbreaker, badly worn jeans ...

The mayor of a city in Colorado pretended to be homeless for a week: why does he need it

Aurora, Colorado Mayor Mike Coffman pretended to be homeless to learn why homelessness is growing and what he can do as mayor to address it. More details about the unusual experiment were told by CBS Denver. The mayor went undercover for a week to live among ...

'Do not lose faith in a miracle': how an immigrant from Ukraine supports the homeless in Colorado

An immigrant from Ukraine turned his passion for collecting medicinal herbs in the Colorado mountains into a project to support the homeless. A difficult test of fate pushed him to charity, says Voice of America. The holiday is a time of generosity and charity. However, there are people who faithfully help during ...

American woman moved into a car so as not to pay rent: how she lives

The American woman decided to get rid of the largest item of her expenses and moved from a rented apartment to her own car. LADbible tells how she lives. By Nikita's own admission, she has been “essentially” homeless all her life and has repeatedly lived in a car ...

Elections 2020: how the homeless in California will vote

In California, courts have ruled that homeless people can register to vote in places where they spend the most time, says Voice of America. Volunteers are already working in these places, helping the homeless to deal with registration. Tens of thousands of open-air tents on ...

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