Posted on · An attorney representing Food not Bombs volunteers went to a court hearing on Friday after claims that the city was enforcing a decade-old ordinance now because of a spike in crime.
Posted on · The heat is expected to surpass 100 degrees over the next week, bringing about potentially life-threating conditions for the city's unhoused population.
Posted on · The success of current efforts and challenges in ensuring every citizen finds a home.
Posted on · The report found a 19% decrease in overall homelessness in the Houston area since 2020, and a 64% decrease since 2011.
Posted on · Some overlooked voting laws, permitless carry, and a ban on critical race theory are among the newly passed legislation. Reporters at NPR's Texas Newsroom partner stations break down some of the key items.
Posted on · The Coalition for the Homeless warns House Bill 1925 could complicate efforts to find permanent housing for homeless Houstonians.
Posted on · The overall numbers are lower than last year but the Coalition for the Homeless said comparing might not work due to a different methodology.
Posted on · President Donald Trump has suggested he will veto COVID-19 aid legislation, creating uncertainty about when assistance may reach Americans. Meanwhile, Texans are living in cars and the state is sitting on unspent relief money.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: How COVID-19 is affecting the homeless, performing arts organizations cope with lost seasons, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and listeners talk about the significant songs in their lives.
Posted on · Individuals suffering from homelessness tend to be older, and many suffer from chronic health problems, making them particularly susceptible to the coronavirus
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: The Astros hire veteran Dusty Baker as their new manager, how Houston cut its homelessness, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and football legend Earl Campbell.
Posted on · These are some of the stories Houston Public Media is covering.
Posted on · A two-day brainstorming session aims to create an alternative for those living in the city’s homeless encampments.
Posted on · Houston City Councilmember Dwight Boykins named pay parity for firefighters and aggressive enforcement of the homeless ordinance among his top priorities.
Posted on · Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is donating nearly $100 million to some two dozen charities as part of a nationwide campaign to end homelessness. The Salvation Army of Greater Houston and SEARCH Homeless Services are each getting $5 million.